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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Van·ish v. i. [imp. & p. p. Vanished p. pr. & vb. n. Vanishing.]
 1. To pass from a visible to an invisible state; to go out of sight; to disappear; to fade; as, vapor vanishes from the sight by being dissipated; a ship vanishes from the sight of spectators on land.
    The horse vanished . . . out of sight.   --Chaucer.
    Go; vanish into air; away!   --Shak.
    The champions vanished from their posts with the speed of lightning.   --Sir W. Scott.
    Gliding from the twilight past to vanish among realities.   --Hawthorne.
 2. To be annihilated or lost; to pass away. “All these delights will vanish.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having passed out of existence; "vanished civilizations"