Definition of Vacation in English :

Define Vacation in English

Vacation meaning in English

Meaning of Vacation in English

Pronunciation of Vacation in English

Vacation pronunciation in English

Pronounce Vacation in English


see synonyms of vacation


1. holiday, vacation

leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure

Example Sentences:
'we get two weeks of vacation every summer'
'we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico'

2. vacation

the act of making something legally void


3. holiday, vacation

spend or take a vacation

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of vacation
1. mainly British
a period of the year when the law courts or universities are closed
2. mainly US and Canadian
a period in which a break is taken from work or studies for rest, travel, or recreation
. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): holiday
the act of departing from or abandoning property, etc
4. (intransitive) US and Canadian
to take a vacation; holiday

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see synonyms of vacation
freedom from any activity; rest; respite; intermission
2.  US
a period of rest and freedom from work, study, etc.; time of recreation, usually a specific interval in a year
3.  Rare
the act of making vacant
4.  Law
a formal recess between terms of a court
verb intransitive
to take a vacation
to spend one's vacation
to vacation in Maine

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of vacation
1. A period of time devoted to pleasure, rest, or relaxation, especially one with pay granted to an employee.
a. A holiday.
b. A fixed period of holidays, especially one during which a school, court, or business suspends activities.
3. The act or an instance of vacating.
intr.v. va·ca·tioned, va·ca·tion·ing, va·ca·tions
To take or spend a vacation.

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