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Verb: vacate  ,vey'keyt or vu'keyt
  1. Leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
    "She vacated the position when she got pregnant";
    - resign, renounce, give up
  2. Leave behind empty; move out of
    "You must vacate your office by tonight";
    - empty, abandon
  3. Cancel officially
    "vacate a death sentence";
    - revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind

Derived forms: vacated, vacates, vacating

Type of: cancel, go away, go forth, leave, leave office, off [informal], quit, resign, step down, strike down

Encyclopedia: Vacate