previous next
văcātĭo , ōnis, f. vaco,
I.a being free from a duty, service, etc.; freedom, exemption, immunity; a freeing, exempting, dispensation (class.; syn. immunitas).
I. Lit.
A. In gen.
B. In partic.
2. (Sc. culpae.) Neque ei suam vacationem eripio, quā ille apud omnis utitur, ut nihil malitiose fecisse videntur, freedom from blame, Cic. Verr. 2, 7, 68, § 164 B. and K. (dub.; al. purgationem; al. culpae vacationem).—
II. Transf., a sum paid for exemption from military service: “vacationes annuas exsolvere,Tac. H. 1, 46: “vacationes centurionibus ex fisco numerat,id. ib. 1, 58.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: