verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- vanillylmandelic acid,
- vanillylmandelic acid test,
- vanishing cream,
- vanishing lung syndrome,
- vanishing point,
Origin of vanish
Examples from the Web for vanish
Previously unknown papyri crop up only to vanish into private collections and out of the sight of scholars forever.Dismembering History: The Shady Online Trade in Ancient Texts|Candida Moss|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There he claims he saw a luminous object change colors several times then vanish into the night sky.
This teacher says that the wretched Soviet regime will vanish and life will return to normal.Inside ‘Maidan’: Sergei Loznitsa on His Ukrainian Uprising Doc and Putin’s ‘Fascist’ Regime|Richard Porton|May 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But what made The Beatles and The Beach Boys so spectacular vocally was that they could vanish into each other with their voices.The Band’s ‘Rock of Ages’ Is the Greatest Live Album Ever|Andrew Romano|October 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She would also vanish for days or sometimes weeks at a time.Lost and Found in Tijuana: Behind an Amazing American Rescue|Christine Pelisek|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Past the drenched stragglers the bits of broken ice went streaming, to vanish in the loud turmoil of the fall.Red Fox|Charles G. D. Roberts
And so saying, he made the sign of the cross; and the Evil One (for it was he) was forced to vanish before the holy symbol.The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine|Francis Miltoun
Why should they not dash across that field and vanish in the thicket?The Downfall|Emile Zola
I mean, I am the more easily to be trusted; and any little constraint that you might feel with another, may vanish before me.Little Dorrit|Charles Dickens
But do let's stop, because such a knightly castle wouldn't be rude enough to vanish right before our eyes.The Motor Maid|Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
Word Origin for vanish
c.1300, from shortened form of stem of Old French esvanir "disappear," from Vulgar Latin *exvanire, from Latin evanescere "disappear, die out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + vanescere "vanish," from vanus "empty" (see vain). Related: Vanished; vanishing. Vanishing point in perspective drawing is recorded from 1797.
see under into thin air.