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1. vacation

noun. ['veɪˈkeɪʃən'] leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure.

Synonyms

  • field day
  • honeymoon
  • holiday
  • leisure
  • picnic
  • outing
  • vac
  • leisure time
  • half-term

Antonyms

  • be born
  • survive
  • forbid
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • vacation (French)
  • vacatio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Vacation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce vacation?

Pronounce vacation as veɪˈkeɪʃən.

US - How to pronounce vacation in American English

UK - How to pronounce vacation in British English

Sentences with vacation


1. Noun, singular or mass
For example, cost might be twice as important to you when taking a vacation than restaurants are.

2. Adjective
An example is vacation pay you receive in the year the following year it was earned.

Quotes about vacation


1. Here’s to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy.
- Charlaine Harris

2. Laughter is an instant vacation.
- Milton Berle

3. My favorite place in Indonesia is Bali. I was there with my family in Nusa Dua, and my kids loved it. I'm a workaholic, so for me, Bali is a place where you can have a vacation, but you can have your own moment as well. You feel like you blend with nature - and I love the beach.
- Joe Taslim

2. vacation

verb. ['veɪˈkeɪʃən'] spend or take a vacation.

Synonyms

  • holiday
  • spend
  • honeymoon

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • decertify
  • recede
  • fail

Etymology

  • vacation (French)
  • vacatio (Latin)

3. vacation

noun. ['veɪˈkeɪʃən'] the act of making something legally void.

Synonyms

  • annulment
  • repeal

Antonyms

  • keep down
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise

Etymology

  • vacation (French)
  • vacatio (Latin)
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