Vacant Definition

Having nothing in it, as a space; devoid of contents; empty; void.
Webster's New World
Not occupied or put to use.
A vacant row of seats.
American Heritage
Not held, filled, or occupied, as a position or office.
Webster's New World
Having no occupant.
A vacant seat.
Webster's New World
Empty of thought.
Webster's New World

Origin of Vacant

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin vacāns vacant- present participle of vacāre to be empty euə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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