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
Tim Burke, Joey Roberts and Tiffany McGary are seeking the council's District C seat, which was vacated by Mark Wright after his election to the Louisiana Legislature.
One piece of legislation passed was modeled on a South Euclid ordinance and deals with foreclosed-upon homes that are vacated.
If that happens, the city would look at vacating that section of Michigan Avenue so the park could be solidly one piece of property.
Instead of vacating her home at the National Church Residences’ Franklin House, a senior living community, she was accused Wednesday of refusing to leave her unit.
Boehner is still angry at North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows, a Freedom Caucus member, for trying to force a vote on vacating the speakership.
History: Ohio State leads, 18-14, counting its 2010 win that was later vacated by the NCAA.
Moore is favored to win the Dec. 12 election to fill the Senate seat that was vacated when Jeff Sessions stepped down to become the nation's Attorney General.
The three-judge panel, in a 2-1 decision, vacated Elliott's preliminary injunction Thursday and instructed the lower court to dismiss the case.
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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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