What does evade mean?

Definitions for evade
ɪˈveɪdevade

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestepverb

    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, bilkverb

    escape, either physically or mentally

    "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"

  3. evadeverb

    practice evasion

    "This man always hesitates and evades"

  4. evadeverb

    use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid

    "The con man always evades"

Wiktionary

  1. evadeverb

    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. Richard Chenevix Trench.

  2. evadeverb

    To escape; to slip away; sometimes with from.

  3. evadeverb

    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. Robert South.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evadeverb

    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. Evadeverb

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

  3. Evadeverb

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

  4. Etymology: [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.]

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  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

Examples of evade in a Sentence

  1. Brandon Judd:

    Those checkpoints are there to interdict the people trying to evade apprehension.

  2. Geoff Hellman:

    Russia supports actions that benefit Russia. Russia purports to support sanctions against North Korea, but in practice supports North Korea in its effort to evade sanctions, russia employs criminal networks to set up front companies in Singapore, for example, to transship oil.

  3. Thomas Mahn:

    Our officers are very familiar with the many ways smugglers try to evade inspection, officers learn to think creatively about where things might be hidden because drugs can be anywhere – inside books, auto parts, spools of ribbon, crepe makers, study binders, food, statues, photo frames – if there is space inside an item it could contain something illegal.

  4. Steven Libutti:

    There are a number of agents that are being looked at in clinical trials that focus on pathways that may allow pancreatic cancer to evade normal processes.

  5. Scott Applewhite -RRB- Noti:

    Certainly, itsnot permissible to use an LLC or any other kind of LLC or any other kind of intermediary to conceal the recipient or purpose of a PACs spending, the law requires the PACto report who it disperses money to. You canttry to evade that by routing it through an LLC or corporation or anyone else.

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  • تهربArabic
  • evadirSpanish
  • evado, subtefugio, subterfugioLatin
  • ускользать, ускользнуть, избежать, уклоняться, уклониться, избегатьRussian
  • หลบเลี่ยงThai
  • tránh néVietnamese

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