vacant: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (vā'kunt), [key]
- having no contents; empty; void: a vacant niche.
- having no occupant; unoccupied: no vacant seats on this train.
- not in use: a vacant room.
- devoid of thought or reflection: a vacant mind.
- characterized by, showing, or proceeding from lack of thought or intelligence: a vacant answer; a vacant expression on a face.
- not occupied by an incumbent, official, or the like, as a benefice or office.
- free from work, business, activity, etc.: vacant hours.
- characterized by or proceeding from absence of occupation: a vacant life.
- devoid or destitute (often fol. by of&hasp;): He was vacant of human sympathy.
- a vacant house.
- having no tenant and devoid of furniture, fixtures, etc. (distinguished from unoccupied):a vacant house.
- idle or unutilized; open to any claimant, as land.
- without an incumbent; having no heir or claimant; abandoned:a vacant estate.
- vacant (Thesaurus)