Evacuate vs Excrement - What's the difference?
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).
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)
From (etyl) .
(archaic) Any waste matter excreted from the human or animal body, or discharged by bodily organs.
*, Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.97:
Animal solid waste excreted from the bowels; feces.
- 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.
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From (etyl) .
(obsolete) Something which grows out of the body; hair, nails etc.