|1.||[ verb ] (work) leave (a job, post, post, or position) voluntarily|
|Synonyms:||resign give_up renounce|
"She vacated the position when she got pregnant" "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
|Related terms:||leave_office abdicate resignation|
|2.||[ verb ] leave behind empty; move out of|
"You must vacate your office by tonight"
|3.||[ verb ] annul by recalling or rescinding|
|Synonyms:||rescind repeal lift countermand reverse annul overturn revoke|
"He revoked the ban on smoking" "lift an embargo" "vacate a death sentence"
|Related terms:||cancel renege reverse abrogation reversal vacation revocation|