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Synonyms for vacation
veɪˈkeɪ ʃən, və-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vacation, holiday(noun)

    leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure

    "we get two weeks of vacation every summer"; "we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico"

    Synonyms:
    holiday

  2. vacation(verb)

    the act of making something legally void

    Synonyms:
    holiday

  3. vacation, holiday(verb)

    spend or take a vacation

    Synonyms:
    holiday

Wiktionary

  1. vacation(noun)

    Synonyms:
    annulment, holiday, revocation, go on vacation, go on holiday

  2. vacation(noun)

    To spend or take a vacation.

    This year, we’re vacationing in Mexico.

    Synonyms:
    holiday, revocation, annulment, go on vacation, go on holiday

  3. vacation(noun)

    Free time given over to a specific purpose; occupation, activity.

    Synonyms:
    revocation, holiday, annulment

  4. vacation(noun)

    A period during which official activity or business is formally suspended; an official holiday from university, law courts etc.

    Synonyms:
    annulment, revocation, holiday

  5. vacation(noun)

    A holiday; a stretch of leisure time away from work or duty and devoted to rest or pleasure.

    Synonyms:
    revocation, annulment, holiday

  6. vacation(noun)

    The act of vacating something; moving out.

    The Conservative Party’s vacation of the centre ground gave an opportunity to its opponents.

    Synonyms:
    revocation, holiday, annulment

  7. vacation(noun)

    the act of making legally void.

    Synonyms:
    holiday, annulment, revocation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vacation

    Synonyms:
    holiday, recreation

    Antonyms:
    term, business

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. vacation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    intermission (of studies, &c.)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. vacation(n)

    Synonyms:
    evacuation, resignation, abdication, invalidation, abrogation, intermission, holidays, recess

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "vacation":

    holiday, holidays, vacances, leave, recess, vacancy, vacations, break, vacancies

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#961holiday
#1129leave
#1504vacation
#1547rest
#1618break
#1959holidays
#2587recreation
#3291leisure
#4227vacations
#4819ease
#8368vacancies
#9757relaxation
#11307vacancy
#17108revocation
#19598recess
#30369vacances
#38211repose
#47996annulment
#67297idleness

How to use vacation in a sentence?

  1. Carsten Brzeski:

    German business confidence confirmed the decent rebound of the economy in the final quarter of the year, the Ukraine crisis has calmed down, without being solved; the rest of the euro zone should continue to recover, albeit at a too low pace; and the negative impact from the timing of the summer vacation has finally disappeared.

  2. Kevin Chiu:

    I went to New York for vacation twice last year, and was so excited to see that people on the street are wearing our jackets, i was very eager to ask them how they like our jackets, but didn't do it because I don't speak much English.

  3. Louise Sidharta:

    This morning before I went to pray, one of them called me and jokingly said, 'See you in the new year and goodbye forever.' That's all, and then the bad news came. it was supposed to be his last vacation with his family.

  4. Katie Denis:

    There is always going to be a reason to put vacation off, but you need to prioritize that time, not only because your family needs you to, but also because it will make you a better employee, our research proves that HR managers agree that employees who take more vacation time are more productive, creative, and better performers.

  5. Christopher Beck:

    I would put nail polish on. I could have, you know, a pair of my sister's shoes on, it was like a reset, it was like a vacation for me. So I had my vacation away from Chris.

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Translations for vacation

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  • إجازة, عطلةArabic
  • prázdniny, dovolenáCzech
  • holde, fratrædelse, tage, ferie, fraflytningDanish
  • Annullierung, Preisgabe, [[Urlaub]] [[machen]], Ferien, [[Ferien]] [[machen]], UrlaubGerman
  • libertempo, feriiEsperanto
  • vacacionar, vacación, vacacionesSpanish
  • tühistamine, vabastamine, annuleerimine, puhkusEstonian
  • oporBasque
  • تعطیلاتPersian
  • lähtö, mitätöinti, loma, tyhjentäminen, jättäminen, hylkääminen, poismuutto, vapaapäivä, lomaillaFinnish
  • [[aller]] [[en]] [[vacances]], vacancesFrench
  • חופשה, חופשHebrew
  • छुट्टीHindi
  • szabadság, szünidő, vakációHungarian
  • vacantiaInterlingua
  • vakancoIdo
  • vacanza, [[andare]] [[in]] [[vacanza]]Italian
  • חוּפשָׁהHebrew
  • 休暇, バケーション, ヴァカンス, 休廷, バカンス, 取る, 休みJapanese
  • არდადეგებიGeorgian
  • 휴가, 休暇Korean
  • feriae, cessatioLatin
  • поништување, одмoра, одмор, испразнување, користи годишен одмор, распуст, ослободување, оставањеMacedonian
  • амралтMongolian
  • [[op]] [[vakantie]] [[gaan]], vakantieDutch
  • ferieNorwegian
  • wakacjePolish
  • férias, [[sair]] [[de]] [[férias]]Portuguese
  • vacanță, anulare, golireRomanian
  • освобождение, каникулы, [[проводить]] [[отпуск]], отмена, оставление, отпуск, [[провести]] [[отпуск]], отгулRussian
  • ledighet, ferie, lov, semester, semestraSwedish
  • kỳ nghỉ, đi nghỉVietnamese

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