vacate

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Verb[change]

Plain form
vacate

Third-person singular
vacates

Past tense
vacated

Past participle
vacated

Present participle
vacating

  1. If you vacate a place or position, you leave a place, 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.
    He vacated his coaching position because of the corruption scandal.
  2. (law) If a court vacates a decision, the decision is cancelled or annulled.
    The judge vacated the earlier decision when new evidence was presented.

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