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Evacuate meaning

evacuate - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. To make empty; to empty out; to remove the contents of; as, to evacuate a vessel or dish.
  2. 2. Fig.: To make empty; to deprive.
  3. 3. To remove; to eject; to void; to discharge, as the contents of a vessel, or of the bowels.
  4. 4. To withdraw from; to quit; to retire from; as, soldiers from a country, city, or fortress.
  5. 5. To make void; to nullify; to vacate; as, to evacuate a contract or marriage.
  6. 6. To let blood
  7. 7. evacuation.
  8. 8. To empty; discharge; quit.

evacuate - examples of usage

  1. A sharp- pointed knife or a cannula and trocar should be introduced in the palm of the hand and pushed into the center of the rounded mass so as to evacuate the water. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. This proclamation is long but to the following effect:- " That whereas, the British had been compelled to evacuate all their strong posts, and could no more give protection to their adherents, and as many of them still remained with the British or lurked in secret places. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
  3. He is beginning to pack himself in a long woollen scarf an overcoat with fur facings will shortly cover in, and is, in fact, preparing to evacuate a position he finds untenable. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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