As verbs the difference between eliminate and evacuate
is that eliminate
to completely destroy (something) so that it no longer exists
is to leave or withdraw from; to quit; to retire from; as, soldiers from a country, city, or fortress.
To completely destroy (something) so that it no longer exists.
(slang) To kill (a person or animal).
(physiology) To excrete (waste products).
To exclude (from investigation or from further competition).
- Bill was eliminated as a suspect when the police interviewed witnesses.
(accounting) To record amounts in a to remove the effects of inter-company transactions.
- John was eliminated as a contestant when it was found he had gained, rather than lost, weight.
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* See also
* give the chop to
* give the boot to
* give the sack to
* give the walking papers to
* vote off
To leave or withdraw from; to quit; to retire from; as, soldiers from a country, city, or fortress.
- The firefighters told us to evacuate the area as the flames approached.
To make empty; to empty out; to remove the contents of, including to create a vacuum; as, to evacuate a vessel or dish.
- The Norwegians were forced to evacuate the country.
(figurative) To make empty; to deprive.
- The scientist evacuated the chamber before filling it with nitrogen.
To remove; to eject; to void; to discharge, as the contents of a vessel, or of the bowels.
To make void; to nullify; to vacate.
- Evacuate the Scriptures of their most important meaning.
- to evacuate a contract or marriage
- (Francis Bacon)