Vacated
Vacate Va"cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vacated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vacating}.] [L. vacare, vacatum, to be empty. See {Vacant}.] 1. To make vacant; to leave empty; to cease from filling or occupying; as, it was resolved by Parliament that James had vacated the throne of England; the tenant vacated the house. [1913 Webster]

2. To annul; to make void; to deprive of force; to make of no authority or validity; as, to vacate a commission or a charter; to vacate proceedings in a cause. [1913 Webster]

That after act vacating the authority of the precedent. --Eikon Basilike. [1913 Webster]

The necessity of observing the Jewish Sabbath was Vacated by the apostolical institution of the Lord's Day. --R. Nelson. [1913 Webster]

3. To defeat; to put an end to. [R.] [1913 Webster]

He vacates my revenge. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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