Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb evacuate

5 senses of evacuate

Sense 1
evacuate -- (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")

Sense 2
evacuate -- (empty completely; "evacuate the bottle")
       => empty -- (make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building")

Sense 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")

Sense 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")

Sense 5
evacuate, void, empty -- (excrete or discharge from the body)
       => excrete, egest, eliminate, pass -- (eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone")

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