move out of an unsafe location into safety
"After the earthquake, residents were evacuated"
"evacuate the bottle"
move people from their homes or country
create a vacuum in (a bulb, flask, reaction vessel)
evacuate, void, empty(verb)
excrete or discharge from the body
to expel stool from the bowels; to defecate.
To leave or withdraw from; to quit; to retire from; as, soldiers from a country, city, or fortress.
The firefighters told everyone to evacuate the area as the flames approached.
To make empty; to empty out; to remove the contents of, including to create a vacuum; as, to evacuate a vessel or dish.
The scientist evacuated the chamber before filling it with nitrogen.
To remove; to eject; to void; to discharge, as the contents of a vessel, or of the bowels.
Origin: From evacuare.
to make empty; to empty out; to remove the contents of; as, to evacuate a vessel or dish
fig.: To make empty; to deprive
to remove; to eject; to void; to discharge, as the contents of a vessel, or of the bowels
to withdraw from; to quit; to retire from; as, soldiers from a country, city, or fortress
to make void; to nullify; to vacate; as, to evacuate a contract or marriage
to let blood
Origin: [l. evacuatus, p. p. of evacuare to empty, nullify; e out + vacuus empty, vacare to be empty. See Vacate.]
Evacuate is the third album released by British punk rock band Chelsea. Originally released in 1982 by Step Forward, it was re-issued in 2008 by Captain Oi!
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
e-vak′ū-āt, v.t. to throw out the contents of: to discharge: to withdraw from.—adj. Evac′uant, purgative.—n. Evacuā′tion, act of emptying out: a withdrawing from: that which is discharged.—adj. Evac′uātive.—n. Evac′uātor, one who evacuates: (law) one who nullifies or makes void. [L. e, out, vacuāre, -ātum, to empty—vacuus, empty.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
To withdraw from a town or fortress, in virtue of a treaty or capitulation; or in compliance with superior orders.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
To withdraw from a town or fortress, in consequence either of a treaty or a capitulation, or of superior orders.
The numerical value of evacuate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of evacuate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of evacuate in a Sentence
If they don’t evacuate and are stuck, they should try contacting local authorities.
Hawaiian Volcano Observatory confirms 2 new vents. All Lanipuna residents must evacuate now.
We have an evacuation plan in place and if need arises we will evacuate people to safer areas.
It's best to evacuate to a safe place in advance since natural disasters can't be stopped once they start.
Im seeing people reporting that theyre going to stay and fight this fire, you can not fight this. Please evacuate.
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- جلا عنArabic
- annullieren, entleeren, evakuierenGerman
- isprázniti, evakuíratiSerbo-Croatian
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