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
Mikie Sherrill – New Jersey The former Navy helicopter pilot is gunning for a seat being vacated by a retiring Republican.
David Perez, a former Penelas aide and chief spokesman at county hall in the early 2000s, filed quietly last week to run for a northwest Dade state Senate seat being vacated by Republican Sen. Rene Garcia.
Kilpatrick has filed a motion to have his sentence vacated, set aside or corrected.
Levi Sanders is in a crowded field of nine Democrats and three Republicans, all vying to fill the seat being vacated by Democratic incumbent Carol Shea-Porter.
Harriet Drummond had vacated the seat to serve in the Alaska House of Representatives.
The group, known as U of L PAC, is suing the NCAA seeking the reinstatement of wins the Louisville men's basketball team has vacated, including the 2013 national championship.
Brie Larson, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Alfred Molina are vying for the actors’ branch seat being vacated by Tom Hanks.
Related The 6th District is an open seat being vacated by Rep. John Delaney, a Democrat running for president in 2020.
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Origin and Etymology of vacate
VACATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vacate for English Language Learners
: to leave (a job or position)
: to leave (a seat, hotel room, etc.)
law : to say officially that (a legal judgment) is no longer valid
VACATE Defined for Kids
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