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van·ish [vanish vanishes vanished vanishing] BrE [ˈvænɪʃ] NAmE [ˈvænɪʃ] verb
1. intransitive to disappear suddenly and/or in a way that you cannot explain
•He turned around and vanished into the house.
•The magician vanished in a puff of smoke.
•My glasses seem to have vanished.
•He vanished without trace.
2. intransitive to stop existing
•the vanishing woodlands of Europe
•All hopes of a peaceful settlement had now vanished.
•All thoughts of leaving vanished from his mind.
see do, perform, stage a disappearing/vanishing act at ↑act n., disappear/vanish off the face of the earth at ↑face n.
Middle English: shortening of Old French e(s)vaniss-, lengthened stem of e(s)vanir, from Latin evanescere ‘die away’.
•At a stroke she could make things vanish into thin air.
•Her feelings of shyness rapidly vanished.
•I turned around and she had simply vanished.
•Many of these old cinemas have now vanished altogether.
•Much of the land we loved has vanished forever.
•She vanished into the mist.
•The people who built this temple have long since vanished.
•This plant is vanishing from our countryside.
•a man who mysteriously vanished from his home last month
•a way of life that has now all but vanished
•The boys vanished without trace during a snowstorm.
•The canal crosses the site of an ancient lake, long since vanished.
•the vanishing woodlands of northern Europe
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