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van·ish

 (văn′ĭsh)
intr.v. van·ished, van·ish·ing, van·ish·es
1.
a. To pass out of sight, especially quickly; disappear. See Synonyms at disappear.
b. To pass out of existence: when the dinosaurs vanished from the earth.
2. Mathematics To become zero. Used of a function or variable.

[Middle English vanisshen, alteration of Old French esvanir, esvaniss-, from Vulgar Latin *exvanīre, alteration of Latin ēvānēscere : ē-, ex-, ex- + vānēscere, to vanish (from vānus, empty; see euə- in Indo-European roots).]

van′ish·er n.
van′ish·ing·ly adv.
van′ish·ment n.

vanish

(ˈvænɪʃ)
vb (intr)
1. to disappear, esp suddenly or mysteriously
2. to cease to exist; fade away
3. (Mathematics) maths to become zero
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics rare the second and weaker of the two vowels in a falling diphthong
[C14: vanissen, from Old French esvanir, from Latin ēvānēscere to evaporate, from ē- ex-1 + vānēscere to pass away, from vānus empty]
ˈvanisher n
ˈvanishingly adv

van•ish

(ˈvæn ɪʃ)

v.i.
1. to disappear quickly from sight; become invisible.
2. to go away, esp. furtively: The thief vanished in the night.
3. to come to an end.
4. (of a number, quantity, or function) to become zero.
v.t.
5. to cause to disappear.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Middle French evaniss-, long s. of e(s)vanir « Latin ēvānēscere= ē- e- + vānēscere to pass away (vān(us) vain + -ēscere -esce)]
van′ish•er, n.
syn: See disappear.

vanish


Past participle: vanished
Gerund: vanishing

Imperative
vanish
vanish
Present
I vanish
you vanish
he/she/it vanishes
we vanish
you vanish
they vanish
Preterite
I vanished
you vanished
he/she/it vanished
we vanished
you vanished
they vanished
Present Continuous
I am vanishing
you are vanishing
he/she/it is vanishing
we are vanishing
you are vanishing
they are vanishing
Present Perfect
I have vanished
you have vanished
he/she/it has vanished
we have vanished
you have vanished
they have vanished
Past Continuous
I was vanishing
you were vanishing
he/she/it was vanishing
we were vanishing
you were vanishing
they were vanishing
Past Perfect
I had vanished
you had vanished
he/she/it had vanished
we had vanished
you had vanished
they had vanished
Future
I will vanish
you will vanish
he/she/it will vanish
we will vanish
you will vanish
they will vanish
Future Perfect
I will have vanished
you will have vanished
he/she/it will have vanished
we will have vanished
you will have vanished
they will have vanished
Future Continuous
I will be vanishing
you will be vanishing
he/she/it will be vanishing
we will be vanishing
you will be vanishing
they will be vanishing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vanishing
you have been vanishing
he/she/it has been vanishing
we have been vanishing
you have been vanishing
they have been vanishing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vanishing
you will have been vanishing
he/she/it will have been vanishing
we will have been vanishing
you will have been vanishing
they will have been vanishing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vanishing
you had been vanishing
he/she/it had been vanishing
we had been vanishing
you had been vanishing
they had been vanishing
Conditional
I would vanish
you would vanish
he/she/it would vanish
we would vanish
you would vanish
they would vanish
Past Conditional
I would have vanished
you would have vanished
he/she/it would have vanished
we would have vanished
you would have vanished
they would have vanished
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.vanish - get lost, as without warning or explanation; "He disappeared without a trace"
fall away, fall off - diminish in size or intensity
fall - go as if by falling; "Grief fell from our hearts"
die - disappear or come to an end; "Their anger died"; "My secret will die with me!"
go - be abolished or discarded; "These ugly billboards have to go!"; "These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge"
absent, remove - go away or leave; "He absented himself"
blow over, evanesce, fleet, fade, pass off, pass - disappear gradually; "The pain eventually passed off"
fade, wither - lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"
skip town, take a powder - disappear without notifying anyone (idiom)
die off, die out - become extinct; "Dinosaurs died out"
desorb - go away from the surface to which (a substance) is adsorbed
2.vanish - become invisible or unnoticeablevanish - become invisible or unnoticeable; "The effect vanished when day broke"
dematerialise, dematerialize - become immaterial; disappear
clear - go away or disappear; "The fog cleared in the afternoon"
bob under - disappear suddenly, as if under the surface of a body of water
end, cease, terminate, finish, stop - have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
3.vanish - pass away rapidlyvanish - pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"
vaporize, vanish, fly - decrease rapidly and disappear; "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"
elapse, glide by, go by, slide by, slip by, slip away, go along, pass, lapse - pass by; "three years elapsed"
4.vanish - cease to exist; "An entire civilization vanished"
end, cease, terminate, finish, stop - have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
5.vanish - decrease rapidly and disappearvanish - decrease rapidly and disappear; "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"
decrease, diminish, lessen, fall - decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
fell, vanish, fly - pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"

vanish

verb
1. disappear, become invisible, be lost to sight, dissolve, evaporate, fade away, melt away, disappear from sight, exit, evanesce The aircraft vanished without trace.
disappear appear, materialize, come into view, arrive, pop up, become visible
2. die out, disappear, pass away, end, fade, dwindle, cease to exist, become extinct, disappear from the face of the earth Dinosaurs vanished from the earth millions of years ago.

vanish

verb
To pass out of sight either gradually or suddenly:
Translations
يَخْتَفِييَخْتَفي، يَتَوارى
изчезвам
zmizet
forsvinde
kadotahävitä
nestati
hverfa
消える
사라지다
izgaistpazust
izginiti
försvinna
หายไปอย่างรวดเร็ว
tan biến

vanish

[ˈvænɪʃ] VIdesaparecer
to vanish without tracedesaparecer sin dejar rastro
to vanish into thin airesfumarse

vanish

[ˈvænɪʃ] vi
(= disappear suddenly) → disparaître
to vanish without trace → disparaître sans laisser de trace
to vanish into thin air → se volatiliser
(= cease to exist) [species, tradition] → disparaître; [hopes, fears] → disparaîtrevanishing act [ˈvænɪʃɪŋ] n
to do a vanishing act (= leave) → s'éclipservanishing trick [ˈvænɪʃɪŋ] ntour m de passe-passe

vanish

viverschwinden, entschwinden (liter); (traces also)sich verlieren; (fears)sich legen; (hopes)schwinden; (= become extinct)untergehen; I’ve got to vanish (inf)ich muss weg (inf) ? thin d

vanish

[ˈvænɪʃ] visvanire
to vanish into thin air → svanire nel nulla, volatilizzarsi

vanish

(ˈvӕniʃ) verb
to become no longer visible, especially suddenly. The ship vanished over the horizon; Our hopes suddenly vanished.

vanish

يَخْتَفِي zmizet forsvinde verschwinden εξαφανίζομαι disiparse kadota disparaître nestati scomparire 消える 사라지다 verdwijnen forsvinne zniknąć desaparecer исчезать försvinna หายไปอย่างรวดเร็ว yok olmak tan biến 消失
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Take the magic spell, And use it well, Or its power will vanish soon!
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The motion of a raft is the needful motion; it is gentle, and gliding, and smooth, and noiseless; it calms down all feverish activities, it soothes to sleep all nervous hurry and impatience; under its restful influence all the troubles and vexations and sorrows that harass the mind vanish away, and existence becomes a dream, a charm, a deep and tranquil ecstasy.
Confederate" was the term he had long ago privately accepted for that person--not as being unquestionably the right term, but as being the least possibly the right one, though he was never able to understand why the twins did not vanish and escape, as the confederate had done, instead of remaining by the murdered man and getting caught there.
I feel now as if I could think of nothing but these poor creatures all the rest of the day; and yet, who can say how soon it may all vanish from my mind?
You must begin your improvements on this house," observed Elinor, "and your difficulties will soon vanish.
It was well I had learnt that this elf must return to me--that it belonged to my house down below- -or I could not have felt it pass away from under my hand, and seen it vanish behind the dim hedge, without singular regret.