Meaning of VANISH in English

VANISH

verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

disappear/vanish into the mist (= stop being seen because of the mist )

He passed me on the trail and disappeared into the mist.

disappear/vanish/sink without (a) trace (= disappear completely, without leaving any sign of what happened )

The plane vanished without a trace.

sb’s smile fades/vanishes (= they stop smiling )

Her smile faded and a shaft of panic shot through her.

sink/vanish beneath the waves

The ship sank beneath the waves.

vanishing point

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

again

Finally, crux beneath the difficulties diminish, but runners again vanish .

But no sooner was his name mentioned than he had vanished again .

He briefly caught Dunn, but Dunn was dodging like a rabbit and he vanished again .

He was on his fifth day, and Arthur figured another two days then he'd vanish again .

All of those present who had shed their masks activated their own identical tattoos then willed the image to vanish again .

altogether

But they appeared to vanish altogether for several years to return mysteriously to look, to whistle and back chat.

It should be noted that Greenwald is not vanishing altogether .

Some days, it's too misty and it's like it's vanished altogether .

So good old classical clues will almost certainly have vanished altogether .

This need not mean that the private/public distinction vanishes altogether but it applies to different domains.

Another step forward and Pooley noted to his utter stupefaction that it had vanished altogether into empty air.

as

The surviving remnants of the eighteenth-century building are shown in solid black, the parts which have vanished as broken lines.

The old witch has vanished as mysteriously as she appeared.

He had vanished as completely as the ghost of Masque de Fer.

It had vanished as silently as if it had been only a figment of her imagination.

She warned that when things vanished as quickly as this, it was quite possible that they might come back.

simply

Western agents - including our own - have verified they have simply vanished .

All life, plant and animal, within a mile radius of Ground Zero simply vanished .

The money which has suddenly and mysteriously become available simply vanishes into thin air as Ruggiero Miletti magically reappears.

Those parts of the world which were excluded from this new exchange simply vanished .

The accused will after Allen be guilty if he simply vanishes with no intent to repay.

Denied anger has to go somewhere; it can not simply vanish into the air.

The Apple boutique closed down after only eight months, most of the clothing having simply vanished .

■ NOUN

air

The money which has suddenly and mysteriously become available simply vanishes into thin air as Ruggiero Miletti magically reappears.

Maybe each and every one of them had vanished into thin air .

Denied anger has to go somewhere; it can not simply vanish into the air .

It was almost as if he'd vanished into thin air .

Another step forward and Pooley noted to his utter stupefaction that it had vanished altogether into empty air .

earth

It had vanished from the earth .

If they accepted, nuclear missiles would vanish from the earth .

face

Twenty-three people had vanished from the face of the earth.

The angst vanishes from his face and voice.

The well-defined features of the photograph had vanished , the face had swollen in death as had the exposed arms.

sight

Here the linguistic cocoon is spun to such complexity that the characters and narrative structure sometimes vanish from sight .

The rest of us heard a thin squeak, and started calling for her as she had vanished from sight .

One of the galleys had vanished from sight .

Within a few seconds it flew on again, vanishing from sight and hearing.

Persons can vanish utterly from sight for these reasons.

She vanished from sight , but Hippolytus, too, was gone.

The shore had vanished from sight .

smile

Meh'Lindi wore a mildly blissful smile which vanished as she came alert again.

trace

After a moment the impact vanished , leaving no trace .

Most of these fireballs burn up or explode in the atmosphere and vanish without a trace .

Well, Poppy vanished without trace .

Many more vanished without a trace .

The relationship lasted for almost three months; then Lavinia vanished without trace .

How can an entire house vanish without a trace .

Moira Anderson vanished without trace in a snow storm while running an errand for her grandmother on 23 February 1957.

view

Farini vanished from public view for more than a year.

Then it zipped away at what seemed like incredible speed and vanished from view .

■ VERB

seem

Energy seems to vanish and re-emerge in dramatic swings.

Certainly there is no lack of talent, though any relish for structured theatre careers seems to have vanished .

But in spite of their hardness they seemed to vanish in no time.

The normality of their life together, minimal at the best of times, seemed to be vanishing completely.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

disappear/vanish from sight

Then the plane vanished from sight on the radar screen.

Here the linguistic cocoon is spun to such complexity that the characters and narrative structure sometimes vanish from sight .

It disappeared from sight behind the slope of the hill.

She vanished from sight , but Hippolytus, too, was gone.

So, since he is disappearing from sight , he has dyed his hair black, eyebrows, too.

The rest of us heard a thin squeak, and started calling for her as she had vanished from sight .

The shore had vanished from sight .

Within a few seconds it flew on again, vanishing from sight and hearing.

Within seconds of the Wheel disappearing from sight the red glow was extinguished.

disappear/vanish from/off the face of the earth

disappear/vanish into thin air

As happened during and after the first war of independence, the money has disappeared into thin air.

It was almost as if he'd vanished into thin air.

Maybe each and every one of them had vanished into thin air.

The Cheshire cat is an odd character and he causes confusion when he literally disappears into thin air.

The money which has suddenly and mysteriously become available simply vanishes into thin air as Ruggiero Miletti magically reappears.

Victor and his kidnappers had disappeared into thin air.

Yet he seemed to disappear into thin air.

You can tell these mysterious trails were not made yesterday, because of the way they seem to disappear into thin air.

do a disappearing/vanishing act

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

All hopes of finding the boy alive have vanished.

Before she could scream, the man had vanished into the night.

Like so many dance crazes, the "moonwalk' was popular for a while in the clubs, then vanished without a trace.

Smith vanished from Heathrow Airport in 1969 and is believed to be living in Florida.

Statistics show that Santa Clara's farmland is vanishing.

The company that supplied the missing cargo seems to have vanished into thin air.

The last of the police cars sped past and vanished into the storm.

The plane vanished from radar screens soon after taking off.

The Shatin rice fields have long vanished beneath a new town of skyscrapers and motorways.

The snow flakes vanished as they touched the ground.

When she returned, her car had vanished.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Once it began it would go on for days, and then as inexplicably vanish .

The pain in his arm and neck had vanished.

Within a few seconds it flew on again, vanishing from sight and hearing.

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