What does evacuate mean?

Definitions for evacuate
ɪˈvæk yuˌeɪtevac·u·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. evacuate(verb)

    move out of an unsafe location into safety

    "After the earthquake, residents were evacuated"

  2. evacuate(verb)

    empty completely

    "evacuate the bottle"

  3. evacuate(verb)

    move people from their homes or country

  4. evacuate(verb)

    create a vacuum in (a bulb, flask, reaction vessel)

  5. evacuate, void, empty(verb)

    excrete or discharge from the body

GCIDE

  1. Evacuate(v. i.)

    to expel stool from the bowels; to defecate.

Wiktionary

  1. evacuate(Verb)

    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.

  2. 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.

    The scientist evacuated the chamber before filling it with nitrogen.

  3. evacuate(Verb)

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

  4. Origin: From evacuare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evacuate(verb)

    to make empty; to empty out; to remove the contents of; as, to evacuate a vessel or dish

  2. Evacuate(verb)

    fig.: To make empty; to deprive

  3. Evacuate(verb)

    to remove; to eject; to void; to discharge, as the contents of a vessel, or of the bowels

  4. Evacuate(verb)

    to withdraw from; to quit; to retire from; as, soldiers from a country, city, or fortress

  5. Evacuate(verb)

    to make void; to nullify; to vacate; as, to evacuate a contract or marriage

  6. Evacuate(verb)

    to let blood

  7. Origin: [l. evacuatus, p. p. of evacuare to empty, nullify; e out + vacuus empty, vacare to be empty. See Vacate.]

Freebase

  1. Evacuate

    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

  1. Evacuate

    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

  1. evacuate

    To withdraw from a town or fortress, in virtue of a treaty or capitulation; or in compliance with superior orders.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. evacuate

    To withdraw from a town or fortress, in consequence either of a treaty or a capitulation, or of superior orders.

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How to say evacuate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of evacuate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of evacuate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of evacuate in a Sentence

  1. Francis Rengers:

    If they don’t evacuate and are stuck, they should try contacting local authorities.

  2. Hawaii Civil Defense:

    Hawaiian Volcano Observatory confirms 2 new vents. All Lanipuna residents must evacuate now.

  3. Rahul Yadav:

    We have an evacuation plan in place and if need arises we will evacuate people to safer areas.

  4. Thein Sein:

    It's best to evacuate to a safe place in advance since natural disasters can't be stopped once they start.

  5. Sheriff Mark Essick saying its:

    Im seeing people reporting that theyre going to stay and fight this fire, you can not fight this. Please evacuate.

Images & Illustrations of evacuate

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