Jump to navigation Jump to search
From Latin vacātus, perfect participle of vacō.
vacate (third-person singular simple present vacates, present participle vacating, simple past and past participle vacated)
- To move out of a dwelling, either by choice or by eviction.
- I have to vacate my house by midday, as the new owner is moving in.
- You are hereby ordered to vacate the premises within 14 days.
- To leave an office or position.
- He vacated his coaching position because of the corruption scandal.
- (law) To have a court judgement set aside; to annul.
- The judge vacated the earlier decision when new evidence was presented.
- To leave an area, usually as a result of orders from public authorities in the event of a riot or natural disaster.
- If you do not immediately vacate the area, we will make you leave with tear gas!
to move out
to leave an office
to leave an area
- The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.
Translations to be checked
- inflection of vacare:
vacate f pl
- second-person singular voseo imperative of vacar combined with te
- English terms derived from Latin
- English terms derived from Proto-Indo-European
- English terms derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *h₁weh₂-
- English 2-syllable words
- English terms with IPA pronunciation
- English terms with audio links
- English lemmas
- English verbs
- Italian non-lemma forms
- Italian verb forms
- Italian past participle forms
- Latin non-lemma forms
- Latin verb forms
- Spanish non-lemma forms
- Spanish verb forms