Definitions for evadeɪˈveɪd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.t.)to escape or avoid by speed or agility:
to evade one's pursuers.
to get around by cleverness or trickery:
to evade rules; to evade paying taxes.
to avoid doing or fulfilling:
to evade an obligation.
to avoid answering directly:
She evaded our questions by changing the subject.
to elude; escape:
The solution evaded him.
(v.i.)to practice evasion.
to elude or get away by craft or slyness; escape.
* Syn: See escape.
Origin of evade:
1505–15; < L ēvādere to pass over, go out
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
Translations for evade
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to escape or avoid by eg trickery or skill.
- يَتَهَرَّب من، يَتَمَلَّص منArabic
- evadirPortuguese (BR)
- vyhnout seCzech
- undslippe; undgåDanish
- αποφεύγω, ξεφεύγωGreek
- kõrvale põiklemaEstonian
- با زرنگی از زیر چیزی در رفتن؛ اجتناب کردنFarsi
- टालमटोल करना, टालनाHindi
- izbjeći, umaknutiCroatian
- kitér (vmi elől)Hungarian
- sneiða hjá, komast hjáIcelandic
- išvengti, išsisuktiLithuanian
- izvairīties; izlocītiesLatvian
- unngå, unnvike, lure seg unnaNorwegian
- با زرنگی از زیر چیزی در رفتن؛ اجتناب کردنPersian
- تښتېدل، تېښته كول (له)، (اصط) ځان تېرول: تېرايستل، غولولPashto
- a evitaRomanian
- vyhnúť saSlovak
- izogniti seSlovenian
- undvika, undgåSwedish
- 逃避Chinese (Trad.)
- уникати, ухилятисяUkrainian
- بچ نکلناUrdu
- tránh khỏiVietnamese
- 逃避Chinese (Simp.)
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