Synonyms for (verb) vacate

Synonyms: vacate, countermand, overturn, lift, annul, repeal, rescind, reverse, revoke

Definition: cancel officially

Usage: He revoked the ban on smoking; lift an embargo; vacate a death sentence

Similar words: strike down, cancel

Definition: declare null and void; make ineffective

Usage: Cancel the election results; strike down a law


Synonyms: abandon, vacate, empty

Definition: leave behind empty; move out of

Usage: You must vacate your office by tonight

Similar words: leave, go away, go forth

Definition: go away from a place

Usage: At what time does your train leave?; She didn't leave until midnight; The ship leaves at midnight


Synonyms: give up, resign, renounce, vacate

Definition: leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily

Usage: She vacated the position when she got pregnant; The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds

Similar words: resign, quit, leave office, step down

Definition: give up or retire from a position

Usage: The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month; The chairman resigned over the financial scandal