Evacuate vs Excrement - What's the difference?

evacuate | excrement |


As a verb evacuate

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

As a noun excrement is

excrement (animal solid waste).

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)

    excrement

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) Any waste matter excreted from the human or animal body, or discharged by bodily organs.
  • *, Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.97:
  • A French Gentleman was ever wont to blow his nose in his hand. He asked me on a time, what privilege this filthie excrement had, that wee should have a daintie linnen cloth or handkercher to receive the same.
  • Animal solid waste excreted from the bowels; feces.
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    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Something which grows out of the body; hair, nails etc.
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