vacate

Definition:

(v. t.) 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.

(v. t.) 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.

(v. t.) To defeat; to put an end to.

Related Terms:

annul, cease, chart, charte, charter, commission, defeat, empty, filling, hart, jam, occupy, occupying, occur, parliament, pyin, resolve, resolved, solve, solved, tenant, throne, vacant, valid, validity, void

Embedded:

evacate, to vacate

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