Definition of evacuate :
1. Fig.: To make empty; to deprive.
2. To let blood
3. To make empty; to empty out; to remove the contents of; as, to evacuate a vessel or dish.
4. To make void; to nullify; to vacate; as, to evacuate a contract or marriage.
5. To remove; to eject; to void; to discharge, as the contents of a vessel, or of the bowels.
6. To withdraw from; to quit; to retire from; as, soldiers from a country, city, or fortress.
remove, draw out, clear out, constipated, deplete, drive out, quash, displace, send away, bedwetting, relocate, constipation, banish, keep, deport, evict, nullify, invalidate, get away, bursting, clean out, go away, starve out, full, exile, purge, crap, defecate, dry, come away, expel, egestion, bowel movement, hound, avoid, vitiate, move on, annul
abandon (part of speech: verb)
leave (part of speech: verb)
reject (part of speech: verb)
shear, discharge, chop, jilt, excrete, exhaust, eliminate, clip, curtail, snip, erupt, scrap, disclaim, crop, secrete, vent, cull, spew, vomit, lop, disgorge, junk, check, shed, deep-six, cut, disapprove, seep, emit, blacklist, excise, oppugn, reject, jettison, exude, drain, eject, ejaculate, bar, discard, belch, deny, exclude, trash, blackball, disallow
discharge (part of speech: verb)
- Respectable folks had withdrawn to shelter behind barred doors and tightly shuttered windows until such time as the unleashed element of outlawry should evacuate the town. - "A Pagan of the Hills", Charles Neville Buck.
- When Lord Hawkesbury consented to evacuate Malta, on condition that it should be independent of France and Great Britain, he must have been aware that such a condition would never be fulfilled. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
- Though the garrison at Lucknow had been relieved, we were forced to evacuate it, and for months afterwards the whole country of Oude remained in the hands of those who had risen against us. - "Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877", James Kennedy.