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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
vacation (noun)
1.
a respite or a time of respite from something - intermission
2.
a) a scheduled period during which activity (as of a court or school) is suspended
b) a period of exemption from work granted to an employee
3.
a period spent away from home or business in travel or recreation - had a restful vacation at the beach
4.
an act or an instance of - vacating
vacation (verb)
intransitive verb
to take or spend a vacation - vacationed at the shore
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
vacation (noun)
a period during which the usual routine of school or work is suspended
SYNONIMS:
break, holiday, hols, leave, recess
RELATED WORDS:
sabbatical; furlough, liberty; breather, relaxation, respite, rest; interim, intermission, interval; feast, holy day, legal holiday; idling, loafing, lounging, slacking
vacation (verb)
to take or spend a vacation
SYNONIMS:
holiday
RELATED WORDS:
escape, get (away), get off; break, recess; ease (up), let up; relax, repose, rest; bum, goldbrick, idle, laze, loaf, lounge, slack (off)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
drudge, endeavor, grub, hump, hustle, labor, moil, peg (away), plod, plow, plug, slave, slog, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, travail, work
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