Pronunciation of Vacate
/v_ˈeɪ_k_eɪ_t/, /vˈe͡ɪke͡ɪt/, /vˈeɪkeɪt/
Antonyms for vacate:
authorize, claim, uphold, prescribe, cherish, approve, warrant, legislate, institute, pursue, decree, pass, establish, protect, load, defend, vindicate, command, occupy, allow, remain, lay down, advocate, stay, fill, legalize, legitimate, validate, prosecute, keep, legitimize, undertake, enact, retain, come, permit, adopt, continue, order, clear, found, endorse, overflow, seek, support, sanction, formalize, favor, hold, mandate, court, assert, ratify, maintain, enter, enforce, haunt, DO.
Usage examples for vacate:
- I know I got to vacate this earthly tenement pretty soon, and though I've had good times and sorry in the building I ain't objectin' to quit. - "The Loves of Ambrose", Margaret Vandercook.
- If you will make a motion to swear me off the bench for the duration of these proceedin's- and can persuade the governor to send a special judge and prosecutor here- I'll gladly vacate. - "When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry", Charles Neville Buck.