Translation of evacuate in Spanish:


evacuar, v.

Pronunciation /ɪˈvækjəˌweɪt//ɪˈvakjʊeɪt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(leave)

      (building/village) evacuar
      (building/village) desalojar
      • Originally I was going to just take it down to the police station, but they told me it was a good thing I didn't as they would have had to evacuate the place.
      • The road was closed because of the smoke causing poor visibility and the caravan site was evacuated.
      • Smoke management systems may also be employed, especially where occupants are unable to evacuate the zone of fire origin, as may happen in a detention facility.
      • And I can say that right now I don't think that there is any reason to go for evacuating any settlement right now unless we are beginning to move in some direction that will lead to a political process.
      • ‘This would be a respiratory hazard and could lead to large areas being evacuated, depending on the wind and the weather,’ he said.
      • Meanwhile, the agency has acted to reassure Goole residents that the defences are not in immediate danger of collapse, and there is no need to evacuate the town at the next high tide.
      • No radiation escaped the plant and there was no need to evacuate the area around the city of Mihama, about 200 miles west of Tokyo.
      • Authorities are urging about 9,000 people living nearby to evacuate that danger zone.
      • The local officials understood the danger and made an informed decision to evacuate the city.
      • An estimated almost 2 million people left the Houston area under orders to evacuate their city and the surrounding suburbs.
      • So they evacuated this area, kept a close on high on it.
      • I recognize the enormous challenge of evacuating the city.
      • The entire building in Old Ford End Road was evacuated.
      • Elevators are not permitted for use by occupants when evacuating a building in a fire, regardless of the number tors are designed to building to be recalled to a building's main lobby for use personnel.
      • More than a million people are evacuating coastal areas in Florida tonight, as Charlie barrels towards the United States.
      • Nearby farms were evacuated, but no one was injured.
      • ‘He should have evacuated the place earlier,’ said a firefighter.
      • The warnings were passed on, the financial district was evacuated, and the bomb went off on schedule.
      • Nearby houses in Casement Place were also evacuated during the alert, which lasted an hour and a half.
      • Under proposed amendments to the Civil Contingencies Bill, the police will be able to evacuate danger areas should a ‘catastrophic incident’ occur.

    • 1.2(make people leave)

      (area/building) evacuar
      (area/building) desalojar
      • Thousands of people were evacuated, and police snipers placed on the rooftops.
      • Police evacuated the residents of the 14 flats at St John's Gardens, Lake Road, at around 11.20 pm on Tuesday.
      • Local police evacuated the sandy tourist beaches of Mombasa and elsewhere, and by the time the wave struck the shore was empty.
      • Thousands of people were evacuated from the airport and at least 200 flights delayed.
      • It was the International Rescue team who evacuated her.
      • Meanwhile, in the town of Leeds, police erect barricades and evacuate residents in a search for more clues.
      • Cuba battened down for what could be the most powerful hurricane to hit the island in living memory and tens of thousands of people were evacuated from their homes.
      • Thousands of residents were evacuated from their homes during the search.
      • That diminished greatly after last year's storm, when several hundred thousand people were evacuated.
      • I had to send my children home on the correct date but both myself and my wife had to stay until arrangements could be made to medically evacuate me back to England.
      • Thousands of people were evacuated in the Carolinas and power was also cut in about 200,000 homes.
      • When there was no word of us being evacuated, we thought that maybe the hurricane was going to miss us.
      • The digger operator called the Ministry of Defence Police, who evacuated people from the surrounding docks and buildings.
      • Twenty thousand people were evacuated from Birmingham last night as fears of terrorism continued to ripple through Britain following the London bombings.
      • Firefighters dealt with the blaze while police evacuated families from nearby homes.
      • None of us were evacuated and none of us were told what was happening, none of us were even told that there was a toxic fire. None of us have been told if there's a clean-up happening.
      • He was evacuated by the Red Cross, and is now catching up on his schooling and playing wheelchair basketball with other young men who have lost limbs in the war.
      • Emile was one of the lucky ones - he was evacuated by the UN after pretending that he was not from around those parts, and was taken to Kenya and then England to seek asylum.
      • Thousands of people were evacuated yesterday after a giant glass dome building at a holiday complex was destroyed by fire.
      • The United Airlines domestic terminal was closed down and thousands of passengers were evacuated from the main airport building on to the street while the authorities searched for the man.

    • 1.3

      (population/residents) evacuar
      they were evacuated to the countryside/from the area fueron evacuados al campo/de la zona

  • 2

    (bowels) evacuar
    • But I'm clean and sober, and the only ting that swept through me was an uncontrollable urge to evacuate my bowels upon hearing that pap.
    • If someone looks like a man and has a man's build, that person may just have to evacuate his/her bladder and bowels in the men's room.
    • A bleeder from the temporal vein was ligated, clot and blood were evacuated, and the neck was redrained.
    • Nothing too wrong with that you may say, but he insists on stopping outside my house to allow his dog to evacuate its bowels.
    • Approximately 2.5 L of clotted blood was evacuated from the hematoma.
    • Terrified and claustrophobic she vomited and evacuated her bowel and bladder.
    • If you are asking if anyone here has ever had to evacuate their bladder during a journey, then I would say yes, I have.
    • Stomachs were evacuated using gastric lavage methods within 1 h of capture.
    • At 12 months, the body's natural metabolism evacuates the copolymer from the surrounding tissue by forming carbon dioxide and water, and by 15 months, the copolymer is completely eliminated.
    • Mucus plugs may be evacuated after withdrawal of the examination finger.
    • Because Daio induces diarrhea, it was increased gradually till the patients evacuated their bowels two or three times a day.
    • The nurse evacuates the patient's urinary bladder via the Crede's maneuver (ie, massaging the bladder by pressing down on the anterior, superior surface of the abdomen).
    • These chemicals are not necessarily evacuated from the body with food waste but accumulate in fatty tissue, where they can ultimately be responsible for degenerative diseases.
    • All animals, including humans, have to evacuate their bowels.
    • Molar contents and the placenta were then evacuated from the uterus and submitted to pathology.
    • Things are bigger in Texas: A larger than average bird decided to evacuate its bowels above me today, deep in the heart of Texas.
    • The water you evacuate seems to be synchronized with that entering your mouth.
    • He or she then evacuates air from the ascending aorta by infusing cardioplegia through the vent and allowing the cardioplegia to exit through the aorta.
    • Views are obtained with the patient at rest, squeezing to defer a bowel movement, and straining to evacuate the rectum.
    • The cyst was inadvertently opened during resection, and a clear, straw-colored fluid was evacuated.
    • The surgeon uses electrosurgery, if needed, to stop bleeding and then evacuates tissue pieces from the bladder.
    • Did he spontaneously evacuate his bowels like an excited puppy at the prospect of a lucrative alliance.
    • When a Gastrografin enema is unsuccessful, laparotomy is indicated to evacuate the obstructing meconium by enterotomy irrigation.
    • Black pepper and lemon can help the body evacuate extra fat without even slightly harming the skin or tissue.
    • The surgeon removes the triangular retractor and reverses the pneumoperitoneum, evacuating as much carbon dioxide as possible.