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Verb: evacuate  i'va-kyoo,eyt
  1. Move out of an unsafe location into safety
    "After the earthquake, residents were evacuated"
  2. Remove content from
    "evacuate the bottle"
  3. Move people from their homes or country
  4. Create a vacuum in (a bulb, flask, reaction vessel)
  5. Excrete or discharge from the body
    - void, empty

Derived forms: evacuated, evacuating, evacuates

Type of: displace, egest, eliminate, empty, excrete, move, pass, up sticks [Brit, informal]

Encyclopedia: Evacuate