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vacant

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1 lacking contents that could or should be present

  • a vacant room that could be converted into a classroom
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bare, blank, clean, devoid, empty, stark, toom [chiefly Scottish], vacuous, void

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2 not being in a state of use, activity, or employment

  • looking for vacant land on which to build a house
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at rest, on the shelf, out of commission

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4 left unoccupied or unused

  • police discovered that vagrants had been sleeping in the vacant warehouse
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Synonym Discussion of vacant

empty, vacant, blank, void, vacuous mean lacking contents which could or should be present. empty suggests a complete absence of contents.
    • an empty bucket
vacant suggests an absence of appropriate contents or occupants.
    • a vacant apartment
blank stresses the absence of any significant, relieving, or intelligible features on a surface.
    • a blank wall
void suggests absolute emptiness as far as the mind or senses can determine.
    • a statement void of meaning
vacuous suggests the emptiness of a vacuum and especially the lack of intelligence or significance.
    • a vacuous facial expression

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