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

5 senses of vanish

Sense 1
disappear, vanish, go away -- (get lost, as without warning or explanation; "He disappeared without a trace")

Sense 2
vanish, disappear, go away -- (become invisible or unnoticeable; "The effect vanished when day broke")
       => end, stop, finish, terminate, cease -- (have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo")

Sense 3
fly, fell, vanish -- (pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him")
       => elapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go along -- (pass by; "three years elapsed")

Sense 4
vanish, disappear -- (cease to exist; "An entire civilization vanished")
       => end, stop, finish, terminate, cease -- (have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo")

Sense 5
vanish, fly, vaporize -- (decrease rapidly and disappear; "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized")
       => decrease, diminish, lessen, fall -- (decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper")

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