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vacate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of vacate

  1. 1 to put an end to by formal action <the contract was vacated by the court on the grounds that the signer was underage> Synonyms abate, abrogate, annul, avoid, cancel, disannul, dissolve, invalidate, negate, null, nullify, quash, repeal, rescind, roll back, strike down, abolish, voidRelated Words countermand, override, overrule, overturn, veto; abort, call, call off, drop, recall, retract, reverse, revoke, suspend, withdraw; ban, enjoin, forbid, outlaw, prohibit; disallow, dismiss, reject; annihilate, break down, eliminate, eradicate, erase, liquidate, remove, throw out, write offNear Antonyms enact, lay down, legislate; establish, found, institute; formalize, legalize, legitimate, legitimize, validate; pass, ratify; allow, approve, authorize, clear, endorse (also indorse), permit, sanction, warrant; command, decree, mandate, order, prescribe

  2. 2 to remove the contents of <vacated the house> Synonyms clear, evacuate, empty, voidRelated Words deplete, drain, eliminate, exhaust, waste; bleed, draw (off); clean, flush, purge, scour, sweepAntonyms fill, load




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