What does sidestep mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sidestepverb

    a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)

  2. 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"


  1. sidestepnoun

    A step to the side.

    Etymology: *From side + step

  2. sidestepnoun

    A motion, physical or metaphorical, to avoid or dodge something.

    Etymology: *From side + step

  3. sidestepverb

    To step to the side.

    Etymology: *From side + step

  4. sidestepverb

    To avoid or dodge.

    Etymology: *From side + step


  1. SideStep

    SideStep is a metasearch engine for travel which makes money through advertising and referral fees. It searches more than 200 websites looking for the best travel deals.SideStep has recently been aggressive in building up its offerings. They acquired TripUp (a social network focused on travel) and TravelPost.com (a hotel ratings site) with the goal of becoming “the leader in online travel related information.” In addition, they have launched two Facebook applications. The Trips Facebook application provides a trip planning service that currently has over 150,000 users. The Extended Info application allows users to add fields and categories of their own choice to a Facebook profile. SideStep is also developing a Facebook App for TripUp that should be launched later in the year.SideStep was acquired in December 2007 by their nearest competitor Kayak for roughly $180,000,000.Other popular travel metasearch sites and SideStep competitors include Cheapflights, Farechase, Mobissimo and Qixo.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sidestep in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sidestep in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sidestep in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Innes:

    Much the same could be true right now about the escalation of tariffs (and) with time, investors have managed to sidestep them and returned to the familiarity of focusing on the data, which in the case of the U.S. economy, still looks good.

  2. Beth Kobliner:

    Don't lie and say that you don't have enough money on you to sidestep a meltdown.

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