IPA: vˈeɪkeɪt


  • To move out of a dwelling or other property, either by choice or by eviction.
  • To leave an office or position.
  • (law) To have a court judgement set aside; to annul.
  • To leave an area, usually as a result of orders from public authorities in the event of a riot or natural disaster.

Examples of "vacate" in Sentences

  • Vegan bakery has to vacate.
  • The army vacated the fort in 1962.
  • The request is to vacate the case completely.
  • In 1946, the fort was vacated by the garrison.
  • Moeller said the layoff was jarring -- he and others had to "vacate" the same day.
  • Just a word on why I used the term vacate in my post above concerning the suspension levied against the SSPX in 1974.
  • In 2006, she petitioned the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County to "vacate" her guilty plea and dismiss the two 2000 felony convictions.
  • In cases where an individual has "directly or indirectly" misrepresented their circumstances, the Minister of Public Safety could "vacate" their refugee status and have them removed.
  • LAKELAND | At the age of 79, Bobby Bowden isn't going to spend much time worrying whether the NCAA makes Florida State "vacate" 14 victories that will take him out of his personal competition with Joe Paterno.
  • At the dinner, attended by Maroga; Bobby Godsell, then chairman of Eskom; and Eskom's non-executive directors, Daniel Dube and Lars Josefsson; Maroga was told that the Eskom board wanted him to "vacate" his position and that Godsell would remain as chairman.
  • The RIAA, the trade group representing the four largest record labels, informed Thomas-Rasset that it will accept $25,000 -- less than half of the court-reduced award -- if she agrees to ask the judge to "vacate" his decision of last week, which means removing his decision from the record.

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