Vacationing

/vəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

Origin

1350–1400; < Latin vacātiōn- (stem of vacātiō freedom from something; see vacate, -ion); replacing Middle English vacacioun < Anglo-French (Source: dictionary.com)

Late Middle English from Old French, or from Latin vacatio(n-), from vacare ‘be unoccupied’ (see vacate). (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Vacationing

Vacationing

noun

  1. a period of suspension of work, study, or other activity, usually used for rest, recreation, or travel; recess or holiday:
  2. a part of the year, regularly set aside, when normal activities of law courts, legislatures, etc., are suspended.
  3. freedom or release from duty, business, or activity.
  4. an act or instance of vacating.
  5. mainly British a period of the year when the law courts or universities are closed
  6. mainly US and Canadian a period in which a break is taken from work or studies for rest, travel, or recreationAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries) holiday
  7. the act of departing from or abandoning property, etc

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Vacationing

verb (used without object)

  1. to take or have a vacation:

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Vacationing

verb

  1. (intr) US and Canadian to take a vacation; holiday

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Vacationing

noun

  1. A fixed holiday period between terms in universities and law courts.
  2. The action of leaving something one previously occupied.

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Vacationing

verb

  1. Take a holiday.

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Vacationing

noun

  1. : a period spent away from home or business in travel or recreation had a restful vacation at the beach
  2. : a scheduled period during which activity (as of a court or school) is suspended
  3. : a period of exemption from work granted to an employee
  4. : a respite or a time of respite from something : intermission
  5. : an act or an instance of vacating

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Vacationing

verb

  1. : to take or spend a vacation vacationed at the shore

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Example sentences for Vacationing

  1. The announcement will add to rising alarm about the safety of Westerners working and vacationing in Egypt.
  2. I suspect very few—unless you were vacationing in Hawaii or returning home to Searchlight, Nevada.
  3. He was arrested not long afterwards for drunk driving while vacationing in Florida.
  4. Luckily for us, so far the bond market seems to be vacationing there as well.
  5. The Labor Department figures are a gift for the vacationing Romney, who wants to talk about one issue and one issue only.
  6. Harrison was vacationing and he viewed the emergency contact from Intersolar Spaceport with annoyance.
  7. Amy said that Jessie kept them so hard at work that it did not seem at all as though they were vacationing.
  8. And their homes were admirably located for vacationing, too.
  9. While my pals were vacationing I was ranching, and ranching under Old Nick is no vacation.
  10. That they had come to her meetings in large numbers while vacationing in Saratoga Springs, this was important.

Related words & Synonyms

travel, swing, explore, cruise, fly, trek, sail, proceed, migrate, move, visit, drive, cross, carry, tour, transmit, vacation, go, walk, wander

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