But a years-long effort to vacate their records is finally paying off.
Prabhakar is politely being asked to vacate his city and his home.
Laila and I had been forced to vacate KL when an unchecked, daylight fire threatened to engulf our entire block.
1640s, "to make void, to annul," from Latin vacatum, past participle of vacare "to be empty" (see vain). Meaning "to leave, give up, quit" (a place) is attested from 1791. Related: Vacated; vacating.