Definition of vacate :
1. To annul; to make void; to deprive of force; to make of no authority or validity; as, to vacate a commission or a charter; to vacate proceedings in a cause.
2. To defeat; to put an end to.
3. To make vacant; to leave empty; to cease from filling or occupying; as, it was resolved by Parliament that James had vacated the throne of England; the tenant vacated the house.
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leave (part of speech: verb)
relinquish (part of speech: verb)
abandon (part of speech: verb)
resign (part of speech: verb)
unsubstantiate (part of speech: verb)
rid (part of speech: verb)
- But Cliges, who is displeased at this, braces himself firmly in his stirrups, and goes to strike him so speedily that in spite of himself he had to vacate the saddle- bows. - "Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot"", Chretien DeTroyes.
- He would have to vacate. - "Comrade Yetta", Albert Edwards.
- Wall, Miss, said the captain, whose name was Thomas, I guess that you and the youngster will be almost ready to vacate these apartments; so, if you please, I will send you off to the ship, the Harpoon- that's her name- of Norfolk, in the United States. - "Mr. Meeson's Will", H. Rider Haggard.