Definition of vacant
- a vacant office
- vacant thrones
- a vacant seat on a bus
- a vacant room
- vacant hours
- a vacant smile
- vacant houses
- vacant land
- a vacant estate
These lockers are all vacant.
The seat was left vacant when the secretary resigned.
He had a vacant expression on his face.
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: not filled, used, or lived in
of a job or position : not occupied by a person : available to be taken by someone
: showing no indication of what someone is thinking, feeling, etc.
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