Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun vacuum

4 senses of vacuum

Sense 1
vacuum, vacuity -- (the absence of matter)
       => emptiness -- (the state of containing nothing)

Sense 2
void, vacancy, emptiness, vacuum -- (an empty area or space; "the huge desert voids"; "the emptiness of outer space"; "without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum")
       => space -- (an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things); "the architect left space in front of the building"; "they stopped at an open space in the jungle"; "the space between his teeth")

Sense 3
vacuum, vacuity -- (a region that is devoid of matter)
       => region, part -- (the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space")

Sense 4
vacuum, vacuum cleaner -- (an electrical home appliance that cleans by suction)
       => home appliance, household appliance -- (an appliance that does a particular job in the home)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb vacuum

1 sense of vacuum

Sense 1
vacuum, vacuum-clean, hoover -- (clean with a vacuum cleaner; "vacuum the carpets")
       => clean, make clean -- (make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth")

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