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{adj: Barbadian} of or relating to or characteristic of Barbados or its inhabitants
"a Barbadian vacation"



{adj: accomplished, completed, realized, realised} successfully completed or brought to an end
"his mission accomplished he took a vacation"
"the completed project"
"the joy of a realized ambition overcame him"

{adj: fabulous, fab} extremely pleasing
"a fabulous vacation"

{adj: rested} not tired; refreshed as by sleeping or relaxing
"came back rested from her vacation"
<-> tired

{adj: weeklong, seven-day} lasting through a week
"her weeklong vacation"

{adv: sixthly} in the sixth place
"sixthly, we cannot afford a vacation"

{adv: truthfully} with truth
"I told him truthfully that I had just returned from my vacation"
"he answered the question as truthfully as he could"
<-> untruthfully

{adv: up} to a more central or a more northerly place
"was transferred up to headquarters"
"up to Canada for a vacation"
<-> down

{n: Banff} a popular vacation spot in the Canadian Rockies

{n: Fort Lauderdale} a city in southeast Florida on the Atlantic coast north of Miami; a favorite place for college students to go on their spring vacations

{n: desideratum} something desired as a necessity
"the desiderata for a vacation are time and money"

{n: half-term} a short vacation about halfway through a school term
"he came to visit at half-term"

{n: paid vacation} a vacation from work by an employee with pay granted

{n: resort area, playground, vacation spot} an area where many people go for recreation

{n: retirement, retreat} withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation
"the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity"

{n: vacation home} a dwelling (a second home) where you live while you are on vacation

{n: vacation, holiday} leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
"we get two weeks of vacation every summer"
"we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico"

{n: vacationer, vacationist} someone on vacation; someone who is devoting time to pleasure or relaxation rather than to work

{n: vacationing} the act of taking a vacation

{n: vacation} the act of making something legally void

{n: vac} informal term for vacation

{n: weekender} someone who vacations on a weekend

{v: attract, appeal} be attractive to
"The idea of a vacation appeals to me"
"The beautiful garden attracted many people"
<-> repel

{v: break in, break} enter someone's property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act
"Someone broke in while I was on vacation"
"They broke into my car and stole my radio!"

{v: chafe} feel extreme irritation or anger
"He was chafing at her suggestion that he stay at home while she went on a vacation"

{v: cut short, break short, break off} interrupt before its natural or planned end
"We had to cut short our vacation"

{v: lock up} secure by locking
"lock up the house before you go on vacation"

{v: nag} remind or urge constantly
"she nagged to take a vacation"

{v: overlap} coincide partially or wholly
"Our vacations overlap"

{v: rethink} change one's mind
"He rethought his decision to take a vacation"

{v: spend, pass} pass (time) in a specific way
"How are you spending your summer vacation?"

{v: use} habitually do something (use only in the past tense)
"She used to call her mother every week but now she calls only occasionally"
"I used to get sick when I ate in that dining hall"
"They used to vacation in the Bahamas"

{v: vacation, holiday} spend or take a vacation


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