What does evasive mean?

Definitions for evasiveɪˈveɪ sɪv

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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

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