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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:

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

How to pronounce vacant?

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Indian

How to say vacant in sign language?

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How to use vacant in a sentence?

  1. James Johnson:

    Then everything just, literally, there was nobody here, so these buildings sat totally vacant. Nothing going on out here for a number of years.

  2. Author Unknown:

    Vacant minds must have their uses, yet it seems a pity to waste first-class bodies on them.

  3. Lindsay Zanno:

    Theropods were ready understudies for vacant top predator niches when large-bodied crocs and their relatives bowed out, predatory dinosaurs went on to fill these roles exclusively for the next 135 million years.

  4. Matt House:

    Thus far, the nomination process has been defined by the failure of the Trump administration to submit names for hundreds of vacant jobs, incomplete and delayed ethics and nominations paperwork from the nominees themselves, and repeated withdrawals of nominees for key positions.

  5. Joe Biden:

    Former Vice President Joe Biden low-energy, vacant-eyed mouthing of the words written for Former Vice President Joe Biden condemning white supremacists this week I don't believe fooled anyone at home or abroad.


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