Definitions for evadeɪˈveɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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"

  3. evade(verb)

    practice evasion

    "This man always hesitates and evades"

  4. evade(verb)

    use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid

    "The con man always evades"

Wiktionary

  1. evade(Verb)

    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.

  2. evade(Verb)

    To escape; to slip away; u2014 sometimes with from.

  3. evade(Verb)

    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.

  4. Origin: From evado, from e + vado: compare French évader. See wade.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evade(verb)

    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

  2. Evade(verb)

    to escape; to slip away; -- sometimes with from

  3. Evade(verb)

    to attempt to escape; to practice artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding

  4. Origin: [L. evadere, evasum, e out + vadere to go, walk: cf. F. s'vader. See Wade.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Evade

    e-vād′, v.t. to escape or avoid artfully: to baffle. [L. evadĕree, out, vadĕre, to go.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of evade in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of evade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. T. S. Elliot:

    You can evade life, but you can not evade Death.

  2. Fritz Kunkel:

    To be mature means to face, and not evade, every fresh crisis that comes.

  3. William Feather:

    A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations.

  4. Kenneth Gross:

    If this was used as a mechanism to evade disclosure, that would be a different story.

  5. Gloria Allred:

    He may try to escape. He's going to evade, but we're going to have a lot of questions.

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Translations for evade

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • evadirSpanish
  • evado, subtefugio, subterfugioLatin
  • ускользать, ускользнуть, избежать, уклоняться, уклониться, избегатьRussian

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