- 1[intransitive, transitive] if a liquid evaporates or if something evaporates it, it changes into a gas, especially steam Heat until all the water has evaporated. evaporate something The sun is constantly evaporating the earth's moisture.
- 2[intransitive] to disappear, especially by gradually becoming less and less Her confidence completely evaporated. Their lead in the opinion polls evaporated overnight.
NAmE//ɪˈvæpəˌreɪt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they evaporate
he / she / it evaporates
past simple evaporated
-ing form evaporating
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