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Meaning of VACATION

Pronunciation:  vey'keyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of making something legally void
  2. [n]  leisure time away from work; devoted to rest or pleasure; "we get two weeks of vacation every summer"; "we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico;"
  3. [v]  spend or take a vacation

VACATION is a 8 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: holiday, holiday
 See Also: abrogation, annulment, field day, half-term, honeymoon, honeymoon, leisure, leisure time, outing, paid vacation, pass, picnic, repeal, spend, vac



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Va*ca"tion\, n. [F., fr. L. vacatio a being free from
a duty, service, etc., fr. vacare. See {Vacate}.]
1. The act of vacating; a making void or of no force; as, the
   vacation of an office or a charter.

2. Intermission of a stated employment, procedure, or office;
   a period of intermission; rest; leisure.

         It was not in his nature, however, at least till
         years had chastened it, to take any vacation from
         controversy.                          --Palfrey.
   Hence, specifically:
   (a) (Law) Intermission of judicial proceedings; the space
       of time between the end of one term and the beginning
       of the next; nonterm; recess. ``With lawyers in the
       vacation.'' --Shak.
   (b) The intermission of the regular studies and exercises
       of an educational institution between terms; holidays;
       as, the spring vacation.
   (c) The time when an office is vacant; esp. (Eccl.), the
       time when a see, or other spiritual dignity, is

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are on vacation indicates that you need a break to recharge your energies and revitalize yourself. You need to break out of your daily routine and do something different. Alternatively, it represents your achievements. You are giving yourself a pat on the back and feel deserving of a reward for your hard work.