- 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.
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Set among the vacant houses of suburban New Mexico, the film offers a bleak perspective on the possibility of growth and renewal.After The Fall: Introducing The Anti-Villain |Rich Goldstein |December 21, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
This is a tremendous find, not just because he discovered all these first veterans of our first war in a vacant lot.The Real-Life Raiders of the Lost Ark |Alex Belth |November 14, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
They are often set in quasi-rural areas, with vast parking lots and vacant land surrounding them.Charging Up |The Daily Beast |October 28, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
It takes a lot of hard work to appear that vacant, but Pedrad had been perfecting Kim since long before she landed on SNL.SNL’s Kim Kardashian Konundrum: Why Nasim Pedrad’s Exit Hurts So Much |Jason Lynch |September 26, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
More than 50 percent of the homes are vacant, and most of the stores shuttered long ago.Refugees Head to Sicily in ‘Biblical Exodus’ |Barbie Latza Nadeau |April 24, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
The kindness of some monks supplied him with his first workshop, which was the vacant cell of a monastery.
Some are dreaming; you see it in the vacant eye, the listless face, the expression that betrays hopeless intoxication.A Bit of Old China |Charles Warren Stoddard
That over, for the rest of the evening and till milking time in the morning the meadows will be vacant.The Hills and the Vale |Richard Jefferies
There was a vacant chair by her side, and he was glad to occupy it.Lothair |Benjamin Disraeli
Perhaps the vacant place at the board day by day was an offence to the conservative eye of Mistress Susan.The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn |Evelyn Everett-Green