Eviction vs Evacuate - What's the difference?

eviction | evacuate |


As a noun eviction

is eviction (the act of evicting).

As a verb evacuate is

to leave or withdraw from; to quit; to retire from; as, soldiers from a country, city, or fortress.

eviction

English

Noun

(wikipedia eviction) (en noun)
  • The act of evicting.
  • The state of being evicted.
  • Derived terms

    * constructive eviction

    evacuate

    English

    Verb

    (evacuat)
  • 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.
  • * Burke
  • The Norwegians were forced to evacuate the country.
  • To make empty; to empty out; to remove the contents of, including to create a vacuum; as, to evacuate a vessel or dish.
  • The scientist evacuated the chamber before filling it with nitrogen.
  • (figurative) To make empty; to deprive.
  • * Coleridge
  • Evacuate the Scriptures of their most important meaning.
  • 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.
  • to evacuate a contract or marriage
    (Francis Bacon)