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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 evac·u·ate /ɪˈvækjəˌwet/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 evac·u·ate /ɪˈvækjəˌwet/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·vac·u·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Evacuated p. pr. & vb. n. Evacuating.]
 1. To make empty; to empty out; to remove the contents of; as, to evacuate a vessel or dish.
 2. Fig.: To make empty; to deprive. [R.]
    Evacuate the Scriptures of their most important meaning.   --Coleridge.
 3. To remove; to eject; to void; to discharge, as the contents of a vessel, or of the bowels.
 4. To withdraw from; to quit; to retire from; as, soldiers from a country, city, or fortress.
    The Norwegians were forced to evacuate the country.   --Burke.
 5. To make void; to nullify; to vacate; as, to evacuate a contract or marriage. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·vac·u·ate, v. i.
 1. To let blood [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: move out of an unsafe location into safety; "After the
           earthquake, residents were evacuated"
      2: empty completely; "evacuate the bottle"
      3: move people from their homes or country
      4: create a vacuum in (a bulb, flask, reaction vessel, etc.)
         [syn: exhaust]
      5: excrete or discharge from the body [syn: void, empty]