Definitions for evadeɪˈveɪd

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  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"

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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.]


Translations for evade

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

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