Definitions for evasiveɪˈveɪ sɪv

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word evasive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. evasive(adj)

    deliberately vague or ambiguous

    "his answers were brief, constrained and evasive"; "an evasive statement"

  2. evasive(adj)

    avoiding or escaping from difficulty or danger especially enemy fire

    "pilots are taught to take evasive action"

Wiktionary

  1. evasive(Adjective)

    Tending to avoid speaking openly or making revelations about oneself.

  2. evasive(Adjective)

    Directed towards avoidance or escape; evasive action.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evasive(adj)

    tending to evade, or marked by evasion; elusive; shuffling; avoiding by artifice

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. vasif. See Evade.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of evasive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of evasive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Margaret Hilda Thatcher:

    You don't tell deliberate lies, but sometimes you have to be evasive.

  2. Yaron Kranz:

    The system detects the physiological state of the pilot while he is still in control and it can predict if he is going to lose consciousness, giving enough time to take evasive action.

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