Definition and Meanings for vanish
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Part of Speech of vanish
intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun
Etymology of vanish
Meaning of vanish
as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to pass from a visible to an invisible state; to go out of sight; to disappear; to fade; as, vapor vanishes from the sight by being dissipated; a ship vanishes from the sight of spectators on land.
- to be annihilated or lost; to pass away.
- the brief terminal part of a vowel or vocal element, differing more or less in quality from the main part; as, a as in ale ordinarily ends with a vanish of i as in ill, o as in old with a vanish of oo as in foot.