When water gets really hot and turns to steam, this is an example of a time when the water evaporates.
When your thriving career ends, this is an example of a time when your career evaporates.
Our fears at last evaporated.
To evaporate apples.
Origin of evaporate
- Middle English evaporaten from Latin ēvapōrāre ēvapōrāt- ē-, ex- ex- vapor steam
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin ēvapōrātus, perfect passive participle of ēvapōrō (“evaporate”).