What is evacuate?

  • (verb): Move out of an unsafe location into safety.
    Example: "After the earthquake, residents were evacuated"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on evacuate:

Normalcy Bias - Effects
... of people check with others before deciding to evacuate ... Some manage to eliminate it by refusing to believe new warnings coming in and refusing to evacuate (maintaining the normalcy bias), while others eliminate the dissonance by escaping the danger ... The possibility that some may refuse to evacuate causes significant problems in disaster planning ...
Warbound - Fictional Team Biography - World War Hulk
... quickly took over New York City (but allowing its population to evacuate first) ... order around the city with the remaining civilians who decided not to evacuate ... damage, the Warbound collaborated with the heroes to help the civilians evacuate, the Warbound being unwilling to witness another world die ...
Effects Of Hurricane Isabel In Maryland And Washington, D.C. - Preparations
... Officials recommended the citizens on Smith Island to evacuate on the day prior to the hurricane making landfall, the only evacuations for the Eastern Shore of Maryland ... residents in flood areas of Baltimore County to evacuate, and some in the city of Baltimore left spontaneously due to flooding ... they had concerns about being caught on roadways while trying to evacuate as the storm arrived, with similar numbers expressing concern about being able to return ...
Ubi Pus, Ibi Evacua
... aphorism or adage, often cited in medicine, meaning "where pus, there evacuate " ... of pus in the body that is, to create an opening for it to evacuate ... with chronic recurring otitis media Insert a grommet in the eardrum to help evacuate the excess fluid within ...
Hurricane Ike - Preparations - Evacuations
... but the employees of the hospital worked fervently to evacuate the patients swiftly and safely ... estimated forty percent of Galveston's residents did not evacuate in response to the mandatory order." Unlike victims of prior Hurricanes like Rita and Katrina the residents of Galveston were ... of a category 2 storm did not give them sufficient motivation to evacuate ...

More definitions of "evacuate":

  • (verb): Excrete or discharge from the body.
    Synonyms: void, empty
  • (verb): Empty completely.
    Example: "Evacuate the bottle"
  • (verb): Create a vacuum in (a bulb, flask, reaction vessel, etc.).
    Synonyms: exhaust
  • (verb): Move people from their homes or country.