vanish


vanish
01. The magician [vanished] in a puff of smoke, only to reappear inside a large box in the center of the stage.
02. The youths [vanished] from the scene as soon as the police arrived.
03. Countless planes and ships have apparently [vanished] in the area known as the Bermuda Triangle.
04. The wealthy businessman [vanished] from his home last week, and police are investigating.
05. The thief quickly [vanished] into the night when the alarm went off.
06. The rat [vanished] into a hole in the wall.
07. Several species of animals have [vanished] from the region as the forest is cut down.
08. Og Mandino once said, "Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have [vanished]."
09. Jawaharlal Nehru once observed that without peace, all other dreams [vanish].
10. Someone once said that if you do that which you fear, your fear will [vanish].
11. Virunga Park is home to the [vanishing] mountain gorilla.
12. Chimpanzees have largely [vanished] from the forests of Burundi due to the destruction of their natural habitat.
13. In December of 1993, four men [vanished] into the forests of southern Russia with $10 million they had previously collected in ransom money.
14. Scientists warn that unless we guard our wildnerness, as many as half of all species could [vanish] in this century.
15. A recent study warns that certain types of sharks, including the great white shark of "Jaws" fame, are close to [vanishing] from North Atlantic waters.
16. Explosive population growth and overuse of natural resources in China are causing habitat for wildlife to [vanish].

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  • Vanish — Van ish, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Vanished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vanishing}.] [OE. vanissen, OF. vanir (in comp.): cf. OF. envanir, esvanir, esvanu[ i]r, F. s [ e]vanouir; fr. L. vanus empty, vain; cf. L. vanescere, evanescere, to vanish. See {Vain},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vanish — Van ish, n. (Phon.) The brief terminal part of 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. Rush. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vanish — may refer to:*Vanish (brand), a toilet bowl cleaner * Vanish an episode of the TV series Criss Angel Mindfreak *Vanishing, a type of magical effect *A mathematical function having a root or a zeroee also*Forced disappearance *Vanishing… …   Wikipedia

  • vanish — vanish, evanesce, evaporate, disappear, fade can all mean to pass from view or out of existence. Vanish implies a complete, often mysterious, and usually sudden passing; it commonly suggests absence of all trace or of any clue that would permit… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • vanish — (v.) c.1300, from aphetic form of stem of O.Fr. esvanir disappear, from V.L. *exvanire, from L. evanescere disappear, die out, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + vanescere vanish, from vanus empty (see VAIN (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • vanish — [van′ish] vi. [ME vanissen, aphetic < prp. stem of OFr esvanir < VL * exvanire, for L evanescere: see EVANESCE] 1. to go or pass suddenly from sight; disappear 2. to cease to exist; come to an end 3. Math. to become zero n. Phonet. the… …   English World dictionary

  • vanish — index depart, disappear, dissipate (spread out), evacuate, expire, leave (depart), perish …   Law dictionary

  • vanish — [v] disappear become invisible, be lost, clear, dematerialize, die, die out, dissolve, evanesce, evaporate, exit, fade, fade away, go away, melt; concept 105 Ant. appear, arrive, come …   New thesaurus

  • vanish — ► VERB 1) disappear suddenly and completely. 2) gradually cease to exist. 3) Mathematics become zero. DERIVATIVES vanishing adjective & noun vanishingly adverb. ORIGIN Old French esvanir, from Latin evanescere die away …   English terms dictionary

  • vanish — v. 1) to vanish completely 2) (D; intr.) to vanish from (to vanish from sight) 3) (D; intr.) to vanish into (to vanish into thin air) * * * [ vænɪʃ] to vanish completely (D; intr.) to vanish from (to vanish from sight) (D; intr.) to vanish into… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • vanish — verb 1 disappear suddenly and completely ADVERB ▪ just, simply ▪ I turned around and she had simply vanished. ▪ abruptly, instantly, promptly, suddenly …   Collocations dictionary