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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.

vanished

(ˈvænɪʃt)
adj
(of civilizations, cities, species) having ceased to exist
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vanished - having passed out of existencevanished - having passed out of existence; "vanished civilizations"
nonexistent - not having existence or being or actuality; "chimeras are nonexistent"

vanished

adjective
No longer in use, force, or operation:
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And dropping a small, gilded bottle at the witch's feet, the spirit vanished.
I suppose, in the crowded clutter of their cave, the old man had come to believe that peace and order had vanished from the earth, or existed only in the old world he had left so far behind.
All doubts as to the intention of Webb now vanished, and an hour or two of hurried footsteps and anxious faces succeeded.
For our own part, we allow them just as little credence as to that other fable of the skeleton hand which the lieutenant- governor was said to have seen at the Colonel's throat, but which vanished away, as he advanced farther into the room.
Many characteristics -- and those, too, which contribute not the least forcibly to impart resemblance in a sketch -- must have vanished, or been obscured, before I met the General.
He affirmed that on returning one night from the neighboring village of Sing Sing, he had been overtaken by this midnight trooper; that he had offered to race with him for a bowl of punch, and should have won it too, for Daredevil beat the goblin horse all hollow, but just as they came to the church bridge, the Hessian bolted, and vanished in a flash of fire.
But it was in sight of nothing now--my visitor had vanished.
In my dreams, along at first, I still wandered thirteen centuries away, and my unsatisfied spirit went calling and harking all up and down the unreplying vacancies of a vanished world.
A gentleman remarked, one day, that it might have been fine to live in the castle in the day of its prime, but that we had one advantage which its vanished inhabitants lacked--the advantage of having a charming ruin to visit and muse over.
Tom's heartbreak vanished and he joined the pro- cession, not because he would not a thousand times rather go anywhere else, but because an awful, un- accountable fascination drew him on.
The day after Christine had vanished before his eyes in a sort of dazzlement that still made him doubt the evidence of his senses, M.
I thought it would,' said the Cat, and vanished again.