To Vácate. v.a. [vaco, Latin.]
- To annul; to make void; to make of no authority.
That after-act vacating the authority of the precedent, tells the world that some remorse touched even Strafford's most implacable enemies. K. Charles.
- To make vacant; to quit possession of.
- To defeat; to put an end to.
He vacates my revenge;
For while he trusts me, 'twere so base a part
To fawn, and yet betray. Dryden.