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Definition of 'vanish'

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The moth had vanished by this point. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In March this year he was released from jail then vanished again. The Sun (2016)They have almost all vanished again by December, and no one knows where they have gone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sun in 1991 was free, but then vanished again. The Sun (2016)But by the time British police got a European arrest warrant he had vanished again. The Sun (2016)These masses have not vanished without a trace. Marius, Richard A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)This was another case of three points vanishing. The Sun (2013)The prospective business partners suddenly vanished without trace. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But there was no sign of technical problems before the aircraft vanished from screens. The Sun (2015)We all wondered how she could have vanished into thin air. The Sun (2008)This behaviour will not simply vanish by being placed in a new environment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The result has been a programme of increasingly spectacular vanishing acts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Trade unions do and they are disappearing to vanishing point for their trouble. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She caught glimpses of it three times and managed to take this picture before it vanished again. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The application has since vanished without trace. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The reason we have perspective with a vanishing point is that it came from optics. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Suddenly he has vanished from the magazine covers. The Sun (2008)They rise slowly upwards before vanishing into thin air as mysteriously as they first appeared. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It stood in front of me for a few seconds and then vanished. The Sun (2010)They just did not like the idea of dying and simply vanishing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is now 260 days since the aircraft vanished. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first, the leaden echo, asks how beauty can be kept from vanishing away. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The blokes do, at least, have the decency to vanish at the end of each show. The Sun (2014)

Synonyms of 'vanish'

disappear, become invisible, be lost to sight, dissolve
die out, disappear, pass away, end

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Translations for 'vanish'

British English: vanish /ˈvænɪʃ/ VERB
If someone or something vanishes, they disappear suddenly or cease to exist altogether.
The missing woman vanished from her home last Wednesday.
  • American English: vanish
  • Arabic: يَخْتَفِي
  • Brazilian Portuguese: desaparecer
  • Chinese: 消失
  • Croatian: nestati
  • Czech: zmizet
  • Danish: forsvinde
  • Dutch: verdwijnen
  • European Spanish: disiparse
  • Finnish: kadota
  • French: disparaître
  • German: verschwinden
  • Greek: εξαφανίζομαι
  • Italian: scomparire
  • Japanese: 消える
  • Korean: 사라지다
  • Norwegian: forsvinne
  • Polish: zniknąć
  • European Portuguese: desaparecer
  • Romanian: a dispărea
  • Russian: исчезать
  • Spanish: disiparse
  • Swedish: försvinna
  • Thai: หายไปอย่างรวดเร็ว
  • Turkish: yok olmak
  • Ukrainian: зникати
  • Vietnamese: tan biến

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