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English verb: evacuate

1. evacuate (motion) move out of an unsafe location into safety


SamplesAfter the earthquake, residents were evacuated.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)move

2. evacuate (change) empty completely


SamplesEvacuate the bottle.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)empty

3. evacuate (motion) move people from their homes or country


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)displace


Causemove

4. evacuate (change) create a vacuum in (a bulb, flask, reaction vessel)


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)empty

5. evacuate (body) excrete or discharge from the body


Synonymsempty, void


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)egest, eliminate, excrete, pass


Narrower (hyponym)suction









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