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Meaning of "vacant" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VACANT

From Latin vacāre to be empty.
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PRONUNCIATION OF VACANT

vacant  [ˈveɪkənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VACANT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vacant is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES VACANT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

vacant

Occupancy

Occupancy in building construction and building codes is the use or intended use of a building or part thereof for the shelter or support of persons, animals or property. A closely related meaning is the number of units in such a building that are rented or leased, or otherwise in-use. The lack of occupancy in this sense is a vacancy.

Definition of vacant in the English dictionary

The first definition of vacant in the dictionary is without any contents; empty. Other definition of vacant is foll by of devoid. Vacant is also having no incumbent; unoccupied.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VACANT


abdicant
ˈæbdɪkənt
applicant
ˈæplɪkənt
communicant
kəˈmjuːnɪkənt
complicant
ˈkɒmplɪkənt
dedicant
ˈdɛdɪkənt
desiccant
ˈdɛsɪkənt
fabricant
ˈfæbrɪkənt
indicant
ˈɪndɪkənt
insignificant
ˌɪnsɪɡˈnɪfɪkənt
intoxicant
ɪnˈtɒksɪkənt
lubricant
ˈluːbrɪkənt
mendicant
ˈmɛndɪkənt
nonsignificant
ˌnɒnsɪɡˈnɪfɪkənt
nonvacant
ˌnɒnˈveɪkənt
predicant
ˈprɛdɪkənt
significant
sɪɡˈnɪfɪkənt
supplicant
ˈsʌplɪkənt
toxicant
ˈtɒksɪkənt
urticant
ˈɜːtɪkənt
vesicant
ˈvɛsɪkənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VACANT

vac
vacance
vacancies
vacancy
vacant lot
vacant possession
vacantly
vacantness
vacatable
vacate
vacation
vacation course
vacation pay
vacation trip
vacation work
vacationer
vacationist
vacationland
vacationless
vacatur

WORDS THAT END LIKE VACANT

Alacant
alicant
cant
coruscant
cosecant
decant
descant
detoxicant
discant
emicant
hyperbolic secant
incant
job applicant
medicant
peccant
provocant
recant
scant
secant
Tradescant

Synonyms and antonyms of vacant in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «VACANT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «vacant» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of vacant

Translation of «vacant» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VACANT

Find out the translation of vacant to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of vacant from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «vacant» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

有空缺的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

desocupado
570 millions of speakers

English

vacant
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खाली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شاغِر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

неиспользуемый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vago
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খালি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vacant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kosong
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unbesetzt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

空いている
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비어 있는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

kosong mlompong
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trống không
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காலியாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रिक्त
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

boş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vacante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wolny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вільний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

liber
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αδειανός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vakante
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tom
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ledig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of vacant

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VACANT»

The term «vacant» is very widely used and occupies the 11.703 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VACANT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «vacant» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «vacant» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vacant

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10 QUOTES WITH «VACANT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word vacant.
1
Jimmy Breslin
The professional arsonist builds vacant lots for money.
2
Julian Clary
Rodents can come across as being quite vacant in the personality stakes.
3
William Cowper
Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
4
Imogen Cunningham
My mind is vacant on names, but I know him as well as anything. When I need names they drop out of my head; when I don't need them they drop back.
5
Glen Duncan
I will waste an extraordinary amount of time, you know. And if it's not watching television, I'll be sitting staring out of the window. And yes, I know there's the idea of the artist, sitting there doing nothing while things are going on, but actually, no. It's vacant space. I'm thinking about the laundry.
6
Louis XIV
Every time I appoint someone to a vacant position, I make a hundred unhappy and one ungrateful.
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Louis XIV
Every time I bestow a vacant office I make a hundred discontented persons and one ingrate.
8
Harvey Mason, Jr.
I like creating something from nothing and hearing it on the radio or on stage or from somebody driving down the street singing it. It's like building a house, taking a vacant piece of land, and next thing you know, there's a house with somebody living in it.
9
Gavin Newsom
The arts can play a vital role in revitalizing neighborhoods, using and improving vacant space, bringing new jobs and new sense of opportunity, and improving public safety by generating more foot traffic and more eyes on the street.
10
Jacob Ruppert
When I was a boy, I had a baseball team of my own. We played on a vacant lot between Ninetieth and Ninety-second streets. I had a little menagerie of my own, some pigeons, guinea pigs, and so on. On Saturday mornings, I had to take my music lesson. Then the members of my team used to come see my menagerie.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VACANT»

Discover the use of vacant in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vacant and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Vacant Possession: Law and Practice
This book is essential reading for all property lawyers and surveyors. It is destined to be the definitive guide to vacant possession.
Keith Shaw, 2010
2
Terra Incognita: Vacant Land and Urban Strategies
This book is based on an unprecedented survey sent to all U.S. towns with a population greater than 50,000, and contains data previously unavailable.
Ann O'M. Bowman, Michael A. Pagano, 2010
3
Pretty Vacant: A History of UK Punk
Unlike many writers, Phil Strongman was actually at the 100 Club punk festival in September 1976 and witnessed punk’s violent and dramatic rise.
Phil Strongman, 2008
4
At Vacant Hours
This richly annotated collection of previously unpublished verse by Thomas St. Nicholas (1602-1668), an important Puritan lawyer, parliamentarian, and contemporary of John Milton, provides a memorable record of English life during the ...
Thomas St Nicholas, H N Davies, 2002
5
Vacant Possession
Hilary Mantel's razor-sharp wit animates every page of this darkly comic tale of retribution.
Hilary Mantel, 2010
6
The Vacant Chair: The Northern Soldier Leaves Home
Drawing on letters, diaries, and memoirs to show how ideas of home and family shaped the Union soldier's attitudes toward the Civil War, an analysis reveals that war was often viewed as a rite of passage to manhood. Reprint.
Reid Mitchell, 1995
7
One Vacant Chair: A Novel
As the novel moves from the oppressive heat of Texas to the misty beauty of Scotland, Sarah comes to learn about Edna's remarkable secret life on a journey of discovery.
Joe Coomer, 2008
8
Rare & Vacant Hour
For his debut work, A Rare and Vacant Hour, Rehorek assembled a collection of popular performance pieces and never before seen works assembled during his years as a beat club performer.
Ivan Rehorek, 2010
9
Vacant Eyes
Karen Formaker, an endocrinologist, suspects there is a connection between a new experiment and her brother-in-law's sudden Alzheimer-like symptoms
Sidney Spies, 1992
10
Make Money in Abandoned Properties: How to Identify and Buy ...
But most investors don't know that there are even more great moneymaking opportunities in abandoned properties. This is the only book available that focuses solely on this increasingly popular form of investing.
Chantal Howell Carey, Bill Carey, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VACANT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vacant is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ohio Pizza Deliveryman Killed En Route to Vacant Property
Police in Ohio say a pizza deliveryman has been robbed and shot to death while taking an order to a property that turned out to be vacant. Columbus police ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
2
Woman's body found at vacant Emerson school in Gary
GARY | A woman's body was found Tuesday at the vacant former Emerson school building, a Lake County coroner's release said. The woman died in a ... «nwitimes.com, Jul 15»
3
NYCHA's Vacant Units Attract Squatters to Harlem River Houses
HARLEM — Squatters have been taking advantage of NYCHA's lax monitoring by use vacant units at the Harlem River Houses as their homes, according to a ... «DNAinfo, Jun 15»
4
Massive blaze breaks out at mill complex in Webster
“The fire appears to have started in a vacant building and spread to two additional buildings.” Continue reading below. Coan said the blaze broke out shortly ... «Boston Globe, Jun 15»
5
Woman's dismembered body found in vacant NY home
Crystal Frizzell, the woman who found Bills' body, told the station she and her sister were cutting through the backyard of a vacant house when they smelled a ... «CBS News, Jun 15»
6
Pedraza wins vacant IBF junior lightweight title
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jose Pedraza claimed the vacant IBF junior lightweight title with a unanimous decision over Andrey Klimov on Saturday night. «Yahoo News, Jun 15»
7
Lying vacant for 9 months: Govt and Opposition finally clear names …
"The panels have met and their recommendations have been sent to President's office. All the names against the vacant posts have been sent to the President. «Firstpost, Jun 15»
8
Boy injured in fall through vacant school roof
FLINT (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy was critically injured after falling through the roof of a vacant school in Flint. Police Chief James Tolbert says ... «The Macomb Daily, Jun 15»
9
Duggan: Lease vacant Detroit land for $25 a year
Mayor Mike Duggan outlined a new vacant lot lease program that he said the city will roll out this summer to get thousands of vacant lots in Detroit ... «Detroit Free Press, May 15»
10
NY Regulators Say 11 Lenders To Monitor Vacant Properties
ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York regulators said Monday that 11 lenders have agreed to monitor and maintain vacant properties in an effort to ... «CBS Local, May 15»

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