void·​ance | \ ˈvȯi-dᵊn(t)s How to pronounce voidance (audio) \

Definition of voidance

1 : the act of voiding
2 of a benefice : the state of being without an incumbent

Examples of voidance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Under the league’s constitution, teams that are caught tampering face a potential range of punishments—including fines, forfeiture of draft picks and voidance of free agent signings. Michael Mccann, SI.com, 25 July 2019 The league can impose a range of penalties on teams, including a fine of up to $6 million, forfeiture of draft picks, suspensions of executives and voidance of unauthorized contracts. Michael Mccann, SI.com, 25 July 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'voidance.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of voidance

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About voidance

Time Traveler for voidance

Time Traveler

The first known use of voidance was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Dictionary Entries Near voidance




See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for voidance

Cite this Entry

“Voidance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voidance. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on voidance

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for voidance


Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!