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Definition 1: the act of making something legally void - [noun denoting act]

(vacation is a kind of ...) the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation

Definition 2: leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure - [noun denoting time]

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

  • we get two weeks of vacation every summer
  • we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico

Synonyms for vacation in the sense of this definition

(vacation is a kind of ...) time available for ease and relaxation

"his job left him little leisure"

(... is a kind of vacation ) a short vacation about halfway through a school term

"he came to visit at half-term"

(... is a kind of vacation ) informal term for vacation

(... is a kind of vacation ) a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering

(... is a kind of vacation ) a holiday taken by a newly married couple

(... is a kind of vacation ) a vacation from work by an employee with pay granted

Definition 3: spend or take a vacation - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for vacation in the sense of this definition

(vacation is a kind of ...) use up a period of time in a specific way

"how are you spending your summer vacation?"

(... is a kind of vacation ) spend a holiday after one's marriage

"they plan to honeymoon in Hawai'i"

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