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e·vac·u·ate

 (ĭ-văk′yo͞o-āt′)
v. e·vac·u·at·ed, e·vac·u·at·ing, e·vac·u·ates
v.tr.
1.
a. To withdraw or depart from; vacate: The coastal areas were evacuated before the hurricane made landfall.
b. To withdraw or send away (troops or inhabitants) from a threatened area: The Coast Guard helped evacuate the citizens after the flood.
c. To relinquish military possession or occupation of (a town, for example).
2. To excrete or discharge waste matter from (the bowel, for example).
3.
a. To empty or remove the contents of (a closed space or container).
b. To empty or remove (fluid, for example) from a closed space or container.
c. To create a vacuum in.
v.intr.
1. To withdraw from or vacate a place or area, especially as a protective measure: The mayor urged the residents to evacuate before the hurricane struck.
2. To excrete waste matter from the body.

[Middle English evacuaten, to expel (excessive or morbid humors) from the body (according to medieval theories of physiology), from Latin ēvacuāre, ēvacuāt-, to empty out : ē-, ex-, ex- + vacuus, empty (from vacāre, to be empty; see euə- in Indo-European roots).]

e·vac′u·a′tive adj.
e·vac′u·a′tor n.

evacuate

(ɪˈvækjʊˌeɪt)
vb (mainly tr)
1. (also intr) to withdraw or cause to withdraw from (a place of danger) to a place of greater safety
2. to make empty by removing the contents of
3. (Physiology) (also intr) physiol
a. to eliminate or excrete (faeces); defecate
b. to discharge (any waste product) from (a part of the body)
4. (General Physics) (tr) to create a vacuum in (a bulb, flask, reaction vessel, etc)
[C16: from Latin ēvacuāre to void, from vacuus empty]
eˌvacuˈation n
eˈvacuative adj
eˈvacuˌator n

e•vac•u•ate

(ɪˈvæk yuˌeɪt)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing. v.t.
1. to leave empty; vacate.
2. to remove (persons or things) from a place, esp. for reasons of safety.
3. to remove persons from (a city, building, area, etc.), esp. for reasons of safety.
4.
a. to remove (troops, civilians, etc.) from a war zone, combat area, etc.
b. to withdraw from (an occupied town, fort, etc.).
5. to discharge or eject, esp. from the bowels.
6. to produce a vacuum in (a vessel, electron tube, etc.).
v.i.
7. to leave a place because of military or other dangers.
8. to void; defecate.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin ēvacuātus, past participle of ēvacuāre=ē- e- + vacuāre to empty; see vacuum, -ate1]
e•vac′u•a`tor, n.

evacuate


Past participle: evacuated
Gerund: evacuating

Imperative
evacuate
evacuate
Present
I evacuate
you evacuate
he/she/it evacuates
we evacuate
you evacuate
they evacuate
Preterite
I evacuated
you evacuated
he/she/it evacuated
we evacuated
you evacuated
they evacuated
Present Continuous
I am evacuating
you are evacuating
he/she/it is evacuating
we are evacuating
you are evacuating
they are evacuating
Present Perfect
I have evacuated
you have evacuated
he/she/it has evacuated
we have evacuated
you have evacuated
they have evacuated
Past Continuous
I was evacuating
you were evacuating
he/she/it was evacuating
we were evacuating
you were evacuating
they were evacuating
Past Perfect
I had evacuated
you had evacuated
he/she/it had evacuated
we had evacuated
you had evacuated
they had evacuated
Future
I will evacuate
you will evacuate
he/she/it will evacuate
we will evacuate
you will evacuate
they will evacuate
Future Perfect
I will have evacuated
you will have evacuated
he/she/it will have evacuated
we will have evacuated
you will have evacuated
they will have evacuated
Future Continuous
I will be evacuating
you will be evacuating
he/she/it will be evacuating
we will be evacuating
you will be evacuating
they will be evacuating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been evacuating
you have been evacuating
he/she/it has been evacuating
we have been evacuating
you have been evacuating
they have been evacuating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been evacuating
you will have been evacuating
he/she/it will have been evacuating
we will have been evacuating
you will have been evacuating
they will have been evacuating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been evacuating
you had been evacuating
he/she/it had been evacuating
we had been evacuating
you had been evacuating
they had been evacuating
Conditional
I would evacuate
you would evacuate
he/she/it would evacuate
we would evacuate
you would evacuate
they would evacuate
Past Conditional
I would have evacuated
you would have evacuated
he/she/it would have evacuated
we would have evacuated
you would have evacuated
they would have evacuated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.evacuate - move out of an unsafe location into safetyevacuate - move out of an unsafe location into safety; "After the earthquake, residents were evacuated"
move - change residence, affiliation, or place of employment; "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another"
2.evacuate - empty completely; "evacuate the bottle"
empty - make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building"
3.evacuate - move people from their homes or country
displace - cause to move, usually with force or pressure; "the refugees were displaced by the war"
4.evacuate - create a vacuum in (a bulb, flask, reaction vessel)
empty - make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building"
5.evacuate - excrete or discharge from the body
egest, excrete, eliminate, pass - eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
suction - empty or clean (a body cavity) by the force of suction; "suction the uterus in an abortion"

evacuate

verb
1. remove, clear, withdraw, expel, move out, send to a safe place 18,000 people have been evacuated from the city.
2. abandon, leave, clear, desert, quit, depart (from), withdraw from, pull out of, move out of, relinquish, vacate, forsake, decamp from The residents have evacuated the area.

evacuate

verb
1. To remove the contents of:
2. To discharge (wastes or foreign substances) from the body:
Medicine: purge.
Translations
يُجْلي، يُخْلييُخْلِييُخْلي، يُخْرِج
evakuovat
evakuereforladerømme
evakuoida
evakuiratiisprazniti
evakuál
flytja á brotttæma, flytja á brott; yfirgefa
避難させる避難する
피난시키다
evakuacijaevakuoti
atbrīvotevakuēt
evakuovať
evakuiratiizprazniti
evakuera
อพยพ
sơ tán

evacuate

[ɪˈvækjʊeɪt]
A. VT
1. [+ people] → evacuar
he was evacuated to a hospital in Haifalo evacuaron a un hospital de Haifa
2. [+ building, area] → evacuar
3. (frm) [+ bowels] → evacuar
B. VI
1. [people, troops] civilians were given the order to evacuateles dieron órdenes a los civiles de que evacuaran la zona
the British decided to evacuatelos británicos decidieron abandonar el lugar
2. (frm) [bowels] → evacuar

evacuate

[ɪˈvækjueɪt] vt
(= remove to safety) [+ people] → évacuer
to be evacuated → être évacué(e)
(= clear of people) [+ place] → évacuer
(= leave) [+ place] → évacuer

evacuate

vt
(= leave) fort, houseräumen
(= clear) danger arearäumen; civilians, women, childrenevakuieren (from aus, to nach)
bowelsentleeren
vi all the villagers had to evacuatealle Bewohner mussten das Dorf räumen

evacuate

[ɪˈvækjʊˌeɪt] vt (people) → sfollare; (building, area) (Med) → evacuare

evacuate

(iˈvӕkjueit) verb
1. to leave or withdraw from (a place), especially because of danger. The troops evacuated their position because of the enemy's advance.
2. to cause (inhabitants etc) to leave a place, especially because of danger. Children were evacuated from the city to the country during the war.
eˌvacuˈation noun

evacuate

يُخْلِي evakuovat evakuere evakuieren εκκενώνω evacuar evakuoida évacuer evakuirati evacuare 避難させる 피난시키다 evacueren evakuere ewakuować evacuar эвакуировать evakuera อพยพ boşaltmak sơ tán 疏散

e·vac·u·ate

vt. evacuar, eliminar; defecar; vaciar,
Mex. obrar.

evacuate

vt evacuar
References in classic literature ?
Tell General Fournier he has barely time to evacuate his position, force a way through this crowd, and cross the bridge.
By the end of 2018, we hope to evacuate thousands more," said Vincent Cochetel, UNHCR's special Envoy for the Central Mediterranean.
We really ask people in the danger zone to evacuate immediately because there's a potential for a bigger eruption," said Sutopo, a spokesman for Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency (BNPB).
The decision was not executed because residents refused to evacuate the building.
KARACHI -- On special court orders, the land mafia that has illegally grabbed the Labour Square building in Gulshan-e-Maimar, has been asked to evacuate the building prior to Nov 24.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A fire in Los Angeles County, California forced the local police to evacuate at least 5,000 people on Sunday.
Ken Richards, 22, and Sophie Lee, 21, were also told to evacuate their home.
A spokeswoman for Northern Gas Networks said: "We always try to minimise disruption as much as possible, but safety is paramount, which is why we had to evacuate people on this occasion.
An army team has been heli landed 12 Kms inside the Pindari glacier in Bageshwar district of Kumaon region of Uttarakhand to link up and evacuate 50 people stranded on the glacier.
A spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service said crews from Smethwick, Ladywood and Handsworth forced their way into several flats to evacuate residents.
Administrative decisions to evacuate 676 buildings have been issued of which 421 violating buildings had been already evacuated.
March 1, 2011 (KHARTOUM) -- Sudan has asked the United Kingdom (UK) to help evacuate its citizens who are stranded in Libya as anti-government unrest across the country continues to force a mass exodus by foreigners.