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At the latter date all artists were obliged to vacate the Sorbonne ateliers to make room for some new department of instruction.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
The Duke, however, was of opinion that Mr. Grey should not vacate his seat till the day of his going was at any rate fixed.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
The home which they vacate by chance they may re-enter and even re-occupy, but never the home which they are forced to leave.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
It was decided to vacate the house in Tedworth Square and go to Switzerland for the summer.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
It is not the dead who vacate the premises in favour of the living, but the latter accommodate themselves to the dead.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
The Board knew that the Principal would not vacate the building in which they wished to begin instruction until his bill was paid.
MCGILL AND ITS STORY, 1821-1921CYRUS MACMILLAN
He would, in such case, be bound in honour to vacate his seat and give back Loughton to his offended patron.
PHINEAS FINNANTHONY TROLLOPE
The house was small and he knew somebody must vacate comfortable quarters if he slept elsewhere.
THE BOY FROM HOLLOW HUTISLA MAY MULLINS
By a further order the Governor proper was directed to vacate his harem apartments for her accommodation.
THE PRINCE OF INDIA, VOLUME ILEW. WALLACE
The objection his father recognized the times he requested him to vacate the throne was that he was a student.
THE PRINCE OF INDIA, VOLUME ILEW. WALLACE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO VACATE

  • clear out
  • decamp
  • depart
  • go away
  • leave
  • move
  • pull out
  • pull up stakes
  • ride off
  • set out
  • split
  • take off
  • vacate
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