(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vacated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Vacating.] [L. vacare, vacatum, to be empty. See Vacant.] 1. To make vacant; to leave empty; to cease from filling or occupying; as, it was resolved by Parliament that James had vacated the throne of England; the tenant vacated the house.
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2. To annul; to make void; to deprive of force; to make of no authority or validity; as, to vacate a commission or a charter; to vacate proceedings in a cause.
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That after act vacating the authority of the precedent.
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The necessity of observing the Jewish Sabbath was vacated by the apostolical institution of the Lord's Day.
R. Nelson.
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3. To defeat; to put an end to. [R.]
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He vacates my revenge.
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