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vacate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of vacate

  1. 1 to put an end to by formal action the contract was vacated by the court on the grounds that the signer was underage Synonyms abate, abrogate, annul, avoid, cancel, disannul, dissolve, invalidate, negate, null, nullify, quash, repeal, rescind, roll back, strike down, abolish, voidRelated Words countermand, 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 offNear Antonyms enact, 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

  2. 2 to remove the contents of vacated the house Synonyms clear, evacuate, empty, voidRelated Words deplete, drain, eliminate, exhaust, waste; bleed, draw (off); clean, flush, purge, scour, sweepAntonyms fill, load


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