EVACUATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EVACUATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  make empty; empty out; remove contents of
Classic Sentence:
1  She has refused to evacuate Malta.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I
2  Thanks being returned for what we had not got, and a second hymn chanted, the refectory was evacuated for the schoolroom.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
3  But the thousands of starving animals, left homeless when their masters had been so rudely evacuated, had shocked him almost as much as the cemetery, for Frank loved cats and dogs.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
4  The end of the Rue de la Chanvrerie, opposite the barricade, had been evacuated by the troops, as we have stated it seemed to be free, and presented itself to passers-by with a sinister tranquillity.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
5  If their prey held out, they would eat till they were ready to burst; after which, nature had pointed out to them a certain root that gave them a general evacuation.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER VII.
6  The French evacuation began on the night between the sixth and seventh of October: kitchens and sheds were dismantled, carts loaded, and troops and baggage trains started.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence:
1  The United States is sending a naval task force to the area to evacuate American citizens.
2  British and American warships are standing by to evacuate their citizens if necessary.
3  They were planning to evacuate the seventy American officials still in the country.
4  When toxic fumes began to drift toward our homes, we were told to evacuate.
5  The surrounding mountains make the city difficult to evacuate.
6  They had designed a method of reinforcing the mining colony without forcing the inhabitants to evacuate.
7  The Chevron Texaco oil company in Nigeria is using aircraft to evacuate hundreds of villagers from areas affected by unrest in the country's oil-producing southern delta region.
8  Hundreds of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate as big cities and small towns across the U.S. Northeast braced for the onslaught of a superstorm threatening some 60 million people.
9  Gov Bobby Jindal had also suggested that anyone in low-lying parts of the state's coastal parishes evacuate.
10  The sick and wounded were evacuated from the war zone.
11  The fireman evacuated the guests from the burning hotel.
12  Orders went out to prepare for the evacuation of the city.
13  It was widely predicted and the Omani government had taken the precaution of evacuating low-lying areas.