What does evade mean?

Definitions for evade
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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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.

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

  2. evade(Verb)

    To escape; to slip away; u2014 sometimes with from.

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

  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.

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

Webster Dictionary

  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

    Etymology: [L. evadere, evasum, e out + vadere to go, walk: cf. F. s'vader. See Wade.]

  2. Evade(verb)

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

    Etymology: [L. evadere, evasum, e out + vadere to go, walk: cf. F. s'vader. See Wade.]

  3. Evade(verb)

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

    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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Numerology

  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. Patrick Egan:

    He maintains his innocence and will put the state to its proof at trial, he did not intentionally evade any taxes.

  2. Liu Bingjiang:

    There is no way for local officials to evade punishment by using weather conditions as an excuse, similarly, the economic situation cannot be used as an excuse.

  3. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    THOSE WHO LIE ABOUT TRENCH TOWN REGGAE WILL ALWAYS TRY TO EVADE ME AND- THE SEARCHING FOR TRUTH QUESTIONS- WHICH I WILL ASK THEM. THE QUESTIONS I ASK, WILL SHOW THEM UP TO BE LIARS. SO FAR, NONE HAS DARED TO ACCEPT MY CHALLENGES AFTER ALL THESE YEARS. THEY FEAR MY -(C) REGGAE POLYGRAPHY.

  4. Ayn Rand, Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, 1966:

    The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum. whenever evil wins, it is only by default: by the moral failure of those who evade the fact that there can be no compromise on basic principles.

  5. Fritz Kunkel:

    To be mature means to face, and not evade, every fresh crisis that comes.

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

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