VA'CATE, verb transitive
1. To annul; to made void; to make of no authority or validity; as, to vacate a charter.
The necessity of observing the Jewish sabbath was vacated by the apostolical institution of the Lord's day.
2. To make vacant; to quit possession and leave destitute. It was resolved by parliament that James had vacated the throne of England.
3. To defeat; to put an end to.
He vacates my revenge. [Unusual.]