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Definition 1: cancel officially - [verb of communication]

Samples where vacate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He revoked the ban on smoking
  • lift an embargo
  • vacate a death sentence

Synonyms for vacate in the sense of this definition

(vacate is a kind of ...) declare null and void; make ineffective

"Cancel the election results" "strike down a law"

(... is a kind of vacate ) fail to fulfill a promise or obligation

"She backed out of her promise"

Definition 2: leave behind empty; move out of - [verb of motion]

Samples where vacate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • You must vacate your office by tonight

Synonyms for vacate in the sense of this definition

(vacate is a kind of ...) go away from a place

"At what time does your train leave?" "She didn't leave until midnight" "The ship leaves at midnight"

Samples where vacate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She vacated the position when she got pregnant
  • The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds

Synonyms for vacate in the sense of this definition

(vacate is a kind of ...) give up or retire from a position

"The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month" "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"

(... is a kind of vacate ) give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations

"The King abdicated when he married a divorcee"

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