Definitions for evadeɪˈveɪd
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hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep(verb)
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
"He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
elude, evade, bilk(verb)
escape, either physically or mentally
"The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
"This man always hesitates and evades"
use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid
"The con man always evades"
To get away from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly; as, to evade a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to evade the force of an argument.
The heathen had a method, more truly their own, of evading the Christian miracles. u2014 Richard Chenevix Trench.
To escape; to slip away; u2014 sometimes with from.
To attempt to escape; to practice artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding.
The ministers of God are not to evade and take refuge any of these ... ways. u2014 Robert South.
Origin: From evado, from e + vado: compare French évader. See wade.
to get away from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly; as, to evade a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to evade the force of an argument
to escape; to slip away; -- sometimes with from
to attempt to escape; to practice artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding
Origin: [L. evadere, evasum, e out + vadere to go, walk: cf. F. s'vader. See Wade.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You can evade life, but you can not evade Death.
To be mature means to face, and not evade, every fresh crisis that comes.
A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations.
If this was used as a mechanism to evade disclosure, that would be a different story.
He may try to escape. He's going to evade, but we're going to have a lot of questions.
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