Definition of


  1. (adj, all) without an occupant or incumbent
  2. (adj, all) void of thought or knowledge

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Alternate forms of Vacant

Derivations: vacancy, vacate

Origin of the word Vacant

  1. late 13c., from O.Fr. vacant, from L. vacantem (nom. vacans), prp. of vacare "to be empty" (see vain). more

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Words that sound like Vacant

vaccinate, vaccinated, vesicant, vicinity, vignette, visconti, viscount, viscounty

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