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Synonyms for vacant
ˈveɪ kənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vacant(adj)

    void of thought or knowledge

    "a vacant mind"

    Antonyms:
    full

  2. vacant(adj)

    without an occupant or incumbent

    "the throne is never vacant"

    Antonyms:
    full

Wiktionary

  1. vacant(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    empty, available, free, uninhabited, unoccupied

  2. vacant(adjective)

    Not occupied; empty.

    vacant lot

    Synonyms:
    unoccupied, free, uninhabited, available, empty

  3. vacant(adjective)

    Showing no intelligence or interest.

    a vacant stare

    Synonyms:
    empty, free, uninhabited, available, unoccupied

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vacant

    That is empty which contains nothing; that is vacant which is without that which has filled or might be expected to fill it; vacant has extensive reference to rights or possibilities of occupancy. A vacant room may not be empty, and an empty house may not be vacant. Vacant, as derived from the Latin, is applied to things of some dignity; empty, from the Saxon, is preferred in speaking of slight, common, or homely matters, tho it may be applied with special force to the highest; we speak of empty space, a vacant lot, an empty dish, an empty sleeve, a vacant mind, an empty heart, an empty boast, a vacant office, a vacant or leisure hour. Void and devoid are rarely used in the literal sense, but for the most part confined to abstract relations, devoid being followed by of, and having with that addition the effect of a prepositional phrase; as, the article is devoid of sense; the contract is void for want of consideration. Waste, in this connection, applies to that which is made so by devastation or ruin, or gives an impression of desolation, especially as combined with vastness, probably from association of the words waste and vast: waste is applied also to uncultivated or unproductive land, if of considerable extent; we speak of a waste track or region, but not of a waste city lot. Vacuous refers to the condition of being empty or vacant, regarded as continuous or characteristic.

    Synonyms:
    blank, empty, leisure, unemployed, unfilled, unoccupied, untenanted, vacuous, void, waste

    Antonyms:
    brimful, brimmed, brimming, busy, crammed, crowded, filled, full, gorged, inhabited, jammed, occupied, overflowing, packed, replete

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vacant

    Synonyms:
    empty, leisure, unemployed, unencumbered, unoccupied, void, unfilled, mindless, exhausted

    Antonyms:
    full, replenished, business, employed, engaged, occupied, filled, thoughtful

Editors Contribution

  1. abandoned, left

    vacant means empty

    the streets were vacant

    Submitted by anonymous on April 16, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. vacant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    empty, void, unfilled

  2. vacant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    disengaged, not busied, unoccupied

  3. vacant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    thoughtless, unthinking

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. vacant(a)

    Synonyms:
    empty, unfilled, void, uninhabited, untenanted, leisure, unemployed

    Antonyms:
    full, filled, occupied

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "vacant":

    vacancy, vacancies, unoccupied, unfilled, empty, open, free

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How to use vacant in a sentence?

  1. Isabelle Kumar:

    We told Emirates every step of the way that Eli had epilepsy( and autism) but when we asked for a seat with a vacant seat next to it in case he had a seizure they suddenly wanted to see the medical certificate.

  2. Viraf Mehta:

    The turnover rate is extremely low, we have close to 1,000 people on waiting lists wanting a flat in one of the colonies, but there are no vacant houses.

  3. Richard Ji:

    China has the world's largest tourist population...and the largest number of vacant houses in its domestic market, which form a fertile ground for the house sharing market.

  4. Unknown:

    Many a man thinks he has an open mind, when it's merely vacant.

  5. Chinese:

    A vacant mind is open to all suggestions, as the hollow mountain returns all sounds.

Images & Illustrations of vacant

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