Examples of vacate in a Sentence
She refused to vacate her post even under increased pressure.
The election will fill the congressional seat vacated by the retiring senator.
The police told everyone to vacate the premises.
Students must vacate their rooms at the end of the semester.
The court vacated the conviction.
Recent Examples of vacate from the Web
Some Democrats also called for new leadership after the party lost several special elections for seats vacated by President Donald Trump’s cabinet picks.
Interest by Amazon in Oak Brook would ultimately depend on the company's ability to purchase property being vacated in 2018 by McDonald's headquarters move to Chicago.
Louisville fans who have been apprehensive about their school’s 2013 NCAA basketball championship being vacated are entitled to some anger now.
In the evening, President Trump holds a political rally in Alabama to promote Luther Strange, a candidate in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Hicks, 28, will step into the role vacated by Anthony Scaramucci after the president fired him on July 31.
The seat will be vacated next year when longtime board member Donna Bysfeld leaves the school board.
Kirkwood vacated his senate seat in 1881 when President James Garfield tapped him to become Secretary of the Interior.
The race is to fill a seat vacated when Trump picked former Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general.
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Origin and Etymology of vacate
First Known Use: 1643See Words from the same year
Synonymsabate, abrogate, annul, avoid, cancel, disannul, dissolve, invalidate, negate, null, nullify, quash, repeal, rescind, roll back, strike down, abolish, void
Related Wordscountermand, 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 off
Near Antonymsenact, 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
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