Definition of Vacation

1. Noun. Leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure. "We took a short holiday in Puerto Rico"

Exact synonyms: Holiday
Generic synonyms: Leisure, Leisure Time
Specialized synonyms: Half-term, Vac, Field Day, Outing, Picnic, Honeymoon, Paid Vacation
Derivative terms: Holiday, Vacationist



2. Verb. Spend or take a vacation.
Exact synonyms: Holiday
Generic synonyms: Pass, Spend
Specialized synonyms: Honeymoon
Derivative terms: Holiday, Vacationer, Vacationing, Vacationist

3. Noun. The act of making something legally void.
Generic synonyms: Abrogation, Annulment, Repeal
Derivative terms: Vacate

Definition of Vacation

1. n. The act of vacating; a making void or of no force; as, the vacation of an office or a charter.

2. n. The act of vacating; a making void or of no force; as, the vacation of an office or a charter.

Definition of Vacation

1. Noun. Freedom (term from) some business or activity. (defdate from 14th c.) ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) Free time given over to a specific purpose; occupation, activity. (defdate 15th-17th c.) ¹

3. Noun. A period during which official activity or business is formally suspended; an official holiday from university, law courts etc. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

4. Noun. (North America) A holiday; a stretch of leisure time away from work or duty and devoted to rest or pleasure. (defdate from 19th c.) ¹

5. Noun. The act of vacating something; moving out. (defdate from 19th c.) ¹

6. Noun. (American English) (legal) the act of making legally void. ¹

7. Verb. (intransitive) To spend or take a vacation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vacation

1. to take a vacation (a period of time devoted to rest and relaxation) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Vacation

1. 1. The act of vacating; a making void or of no force; as, the vacation of an office or a charter. 2. Intermission of a stated employment, procedure, or office; a period of intermission; rest; leisure. "It was not in his nature, however, at least till years had chastened it, to take any vacation from controversy." (Palfrey) Hence, specifically: - Intermission of judicial proceedings; the space of time between the end of one term and the beginning of the next; nonterm; recess. "With lawyers in the vacation." The intermission of the regular studies and exercises of an educational institution between terms; holidays; as, the spring vacation. The time when an office is vacant; especially. The time when a see, or other spiritual dignity, is vacant. Origin: F, fr. L. Vacatio a being free from a duty, service, etc, fr. Vacare. See Vacate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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