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Synonyms for vacuum
ˈvæk yum, -yu əm, -yəm; -yu ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vacuum, vacuity(noun)

    the absence of matter

    Synonyms:
    vacuity, vacancy, void, inanity, senselessness, pointlessness, vacuum cleaner, emptiness, mindlessness

  2. void, vacancy, emptiness, vacuum(noun)

    an empty area or space

    "the huge desert voids"; "the emptiness of outer space"; "without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum"

    Synonyms:
    nothingness, vacuity, void, vanity, nihility, vacuum cleaner, nullity, emptiness, vacancy

  3. vacuum, vacuity(noun)

    a region that is devoid of matter

    Synonyms:
    vacuity, vacancy, void, inanity, senselessness, pointlessness, vacuum cleaner, emptiness, mindlessness

  4. vacuum, vacuum cleaner(verb)

    an electrical home appliance that cleans by suction

    Synonyms:
    void, vacuity, vacuum cleaner, vacancy, emptiness

  5. vacuum, vacuum-clean, hoover(verb)

    clean with a vacuum cleaner

    "vacuum the carpets"

    Synonyms:
    vacuum-clean, hoover

Wiktionary

  1. vacuum(noun)

    To clean (something) with a vacuum cleaner.

    Antonyms:
    plenum

  2. vacuum(verb)

    To use a vacuum cleaner.

    Synonyms:
    hoover

  3. vacuum(verb)

    Synonyms:
    hoover, hoovering

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. vacuum(n.)

    Synonyms:
    void, empty space, vacuity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    empty, void, unladen, gap, depression, emptiness, blank, loophole, load, lacuna, suction

How to pronounce vacuum?

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How to say vacuum in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2448void
#2964empty
#3961blank
#4114gap
#4452depression
#4727vacuum
#11105vanity
#11277hoover
#11307vacancy
#18223suction
#30343emptiness
#38678loophole
#49204nothingness
#55058lacuna
#93702nullity
#148277inanity
#149304unladen
#186100vacuity
#210857pointlessness
#245809senselessness
#286508mindlessness
#295987hoovering

How to use vacuum in a sentence?

  1. Chuka Umunna:

    It’s clear that immigration has impacted on different communities in different ways and the pace of change has alarmed many, the Government has a duty to address the lack of integration of immigrants if it is to address this. Failing to do so has left a vacuum for extremists and peddlers of hate to exploit.

  2. Robert Madonna:

    It's a perfect match -- this will be a powerhouse, there is a vacuum right now. The space is dying for a leader.

  3. Michael Browne:

    We're in the worst of the vacuum at this point.

  4. The Heritage:

    ISIS, like Al Qaeda, has thrived in the failed states where there is a vacuum of power.

  5. Neil deGrasse Tyson:

    ... there is no shame in not knowing. The problem arises when irrational thought and attendant behavior fill the vacuum left by ignorance.


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