Associations to the word «Evacuate»


EVACUATE, verb. To leave or withdraw from; to quit; to retire from; as, soldiers from a country, city, or fortress.
EVACUATE, verb. To make empty; to empty out; to remove the contents of, including to create a vacuum; as, to evacuate a vessel or dish.
EVACUATE, verb. (figurative) To make empty; to deprive.
EVACUATE, verb. To remove; to eject; to void; to discharge, as the contents of a vessel, or of the bowels.
EVACUATE, verb. To make void; to nullify; to vacate.

Dictionary definition

EVACUATE, verb. Move out of an unsafe location into safety; "After the earthquake, residents were evacuated".
EVACUATE, verb. Empty completely; "evacuate the bottle".
EVACUATE, verb. Move people from their homes or country.
EVACUATE, verb. Create a vacuum in (a bulb, flask, reaction vessel).
EVACUATE, verb. Excrete or discharge from the body.

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