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evacuate

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
 : 
e=vac=u=ate

CIDE DICTIONARY

evacuatev. t. [l. evacuatus, p. p. of evacuare to empty, nullify; e out + vacuus empty, vacare to be empty. See Vacate.].
  •  To make empty; to empty out; to remove the contents of; as, to evacuate a vessel or dish.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fig.: To make empty; to deprive.  [1913 Webster]
    "Evacuate the Scriptures of their most important meaning."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To remove; to eject; to void; to discharge, as the contents of a vessel, or of the bowels.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To withdraw from; to quit; to retire from; as, soldiers from a country, city, or fortress.  [1913 Webster]
    "The Norwegians were forced to evacuate the country."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make void; to nullify; to vacate; as, to evacuate a contract or marriage.  Bacon.  [1913 Webster]
evacuatev. i. 
  •  To let blood  Burton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  to expel stool from the bowels; to defecate.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

evacuate, v.tr.
1 a remove (people) from a place of danger to stay elsewhere for the duration of the danger. b empty (a place) in this way.
2 make empty (a vessel of air etc.).
3 (of troops) withdraw from (a place).
4 a empty (the bowels or other bodily organ). b discharge (faeces etc.).

Derivative
evacuant n. & adj. evacuation n. evacuative adj. & n. evacuator n.
Etymology
L evacuare (as E-, vacuus empty)

THESAURUS

evacuate

abandon, abscond, back out, beat a retreat, beg off, blow, blow out, bow out, breathe out, ca-ca, clean out, clear, clear away, clear off, clear out, clear the decks, crap, cry off, defecate, depart from, deplete, deprive, desert, disappear, discard, discharge, divest, drain, drop out, dung, eliminate, emit, empty, empty out, exhale, exhaust, expire, forsake, fume, get rid of, give off, give out, give vent to, go back on, jettison, jilt, leave, leave behind, leave flat, let out, maroon, move, number two, open the floodgates, open the sluices, puff, pull out, purge, quit, quit cold, reek, relinquish, relocate, remove, renege, retire, retreat, say goodbye to, scour out, shit, smoke, stand down, steam, stool, sweep out, take a shit, take leave of, throw off, throw over, unclog, unfoul, vacate, vanish, vapor, vent, void, withdraw, withdraw from

ROGET THESAURUS

evacuate

Departure

VB depart, go away, take one's departure, set out, set off, march off, put off, start off, be off, move off, get off, whip off, pack off, go off, take oneself off, start, issue, march out, debouch, go forth, sally forth, sally, set forward, be gone, hail from, leave a place, quit, vacate, evacuate, abandon, go off the stage, make one's exit, retire, withdraw, remove, vamoose, vamose, go one's way, go along, go from home, take flight, take wing, spring, fly, flit, wing one's flight, fly away, whip away, embark, go on board, go aboard, set sail' put to sea, go to sea, sail, take ship, hoist blue Peter, get under way, weigh anchor, strike tents, decamp, walk one's chalks, cut one's stick, take leave, say good bye, bid goodbye, disappear, abscond, entrain, inspan.

Egress

VB emerge, emanate, issue, egress, go out of, come out of, move out of, pass out of, pour out of, flow out of, pass out of, evacuate, exude, transude, leak, run through, out through, percolate, transcolate, egurgitate, strain, distill, perspire, sweat, drain, ooze, filter, filtrate, dribble, gush, spout, flow out, well, well out, pour, trickle, effuse, extravasate, disembogue, discharge itself, debouch, come forth, break forth, burst out, burst through, find vent, escape.


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