Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of voiding.
  • n. The condition of being vacant; emptiness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of voiding, of defecating or removing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of voiding, emptying, ejecting, or evacuating.
  • n. A ejection from a benefice.
  • n. The state of being void; vacancy, as of a benefice which is without an incumbent.
  • n. Evasion; subterfuge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of voiding or emptying.
  • n. The act of casting away or getting rid.
  • n. The act of ejecting from a benefice; ejection.
  • n. The state of being void; vacancy, as of a benefice.
  • n. Evasion; subterfuge.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of removing the contents of something

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Examples

  • When the Judge said that voidance would render us still married in Mass. and still needing to establish residency there to be legally divorced in that state, Deputy AG David Morales stood in court March 31st and told Judge Jenkins that he believed that the state of Massachusetts SHOULD extend Full Faith and Credit to the State of Texas and recognize that a voidance here is a valid dissolution of the Massachusetts marriage there.

    BREAKING: Lesbian Divorce Appealed in Texas by Attorney General

  • Once, she had heard a teacher use that word, “moonscape,” and she pictured something strangely beautiful in its voidance of life.

    small traumas

  • Soul, to that only which admits of replenishment and voidance.

    The Six Enneads.

  • To ask for comity in the matter was to ask for the voidance of the treaty.

    History of the United States, Volume 4 (of 6)

  • Others were also invented, as for instance the gargoyles, hybrid monsters, signifying the vomiting forth of sin ejected from the sanctuary; reminding the passer-by who sees them pouring forth the water from the gutter, that when seen outside the church, they are the voidance of the spirit, the cloaca of the soul!

    The Cathedral

  • So he said to the merchant, "Verily, thou exaggeratest in doing us honour; but, by Allah, I will not eat of thy meat until thou tell me what hath caused the voidance of yonder house."

    Arabian nights. English

  • The question at issue regarded the voidance of a prebend in the church of Salisbury, caused by

    Henry of Monmouth, Volume 2 Memoirs of Henry the Fifth

  • "OK, you're recommending voidance, but how does that work?" asked Jennifer Cochran,

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  • "OK, you're recommending voidance, but how does that work?" asked Jennifer Cochran, Naylor's attorney.

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  • In the context of Rodriguez, if his guaranteed contract can be voided for getting injured in a fist fight, what else could trigger a voidance?

    SI.com

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