Pronunciation of Vacate
/vˈe͡ɪke͡ɪt/, /vˈeɪkeɪt/, /v_ˈeɪ_k_eɪ_t/
Synonyms for vacate:
Sense 2 (noun)
stand-down, step aside, bow out.
stand aside, throw in the towel.
Usage examples for vacate:
- Vacate means to get out or away from, and if you take your so called vacation by a trip to another city and spend your time in the whirl of industry, you are not helping yourself, you are not taking a vacation. - "Dollars and Sense", Col. Wm. C. Hunter.
- But Mrs. Bagley stepped forward with a commanding wave for James to vacate the premises and took over. - "The Fourth R", George Oliver Smith.
- Charley accepted the scolding with humility, but his resolution was unshaken; he did not propose to vacate the public roads at any man's behest; that would be an unwise precedent to establish. - "The Prodigal Judge", Vaughan Kester.