Definition of Evacuate

1. Verb. Move out of an unsafe location into safety. "After the earthquake, residents were evacuated"

Generic synonyms: Move
Derivative terms: Evacuation



2. Verb. Empty completely. "Evacuate the bottle"
Generic synonyms: Empty
Derivative terms: Evacuation

3. Verb. Move people from their homes or country.
Causes: Move
Generic synonyms: Displace
Derivative terms: Evacuation

4. Verb. Create a vacuum in (a bulb, flask, reaction vessel).
Generic synonyms: Empty

5. Verb. Excrete or discharge from the body.
Exact synonyms: Empty, Void
Generic synonyms: Egest, Eliminate, Excrete, Pass
Specialized synonyms: Suction
Derivative terms: Evacuant, Evacuation, Evacuation, Voidance, Voider, Voiding

Definition of Evacuate

1. v. t. To make empty; to empty out; to remove the contents of; as, to evacuate a vessel or dish.

2. v. i. To let blood

Definition of Evacuate

1. Verb. To leave or withdraw from; to quit; to retire from; as, soldiers from a country, city, or fortress. ¹

2. Verb. To make empty; to empty out; to remove the contents of, including to create a vacuum; as, to evacuate a vessel or dish. ¹

3. Verb. To remove; to eject; to void; to discharge, as the contents of a vessel, or of the bowels. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Evacuate

1. to remove from a dangerous area [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

Medical Definition of Evacuate

1. To let blood Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Evacuate

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evacuate (current term)
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Literary usage of Evacuate

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1. The American Library Annual: Including Index to Dates of Current Events (1915)
"Ag 26 French evacuate Mulhausen. Ag 25 Allies pushed back 25 mi in France from ... Ag 29 Allies evacuate Boulogne. Ag 29 Suburbs of Paris ordered destroyed. ..."

2. Memoirs of Count Miot de Melito, Minister, Ambassador, Councillor of State by André Franc̜ois Miot de Melite (1881)
"The English army crosses the Sierra of Guadarrama, and occupies the plain which surrounds Madrid—The French evacuate the capital—The King at the head of the ..."

3. History of the Commune of 1871 by Lissagaray (1886)
"WEDNESDAY 24TH THE MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL evacuate THE ... At nine o'clock Brunel received the order to evacuate the Rue Royale. He went to the Tuileries to ..."

4. A Military Journal During the American Revolutionary War, from 1775 to 1783 by James Thacher (1823)
"There are strong indications in Boston, that the king's troops are preparing to evacuate the town; and that no attempt will be made to dispossess our ..."

5. The Concordance Repertory of the More Characteristic Symptoms of the Materia by William D. Gentry (1890)
"D. to evacuate with pain in abdomen. Ars., Bar-CD to evacuate with itching in rectum. ... D. to evacuate followed by painful constriction of anus. Lye. ..."

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