evade definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To escape or stay away from by cleverness or deceit: avoid arrest.
    • in order to avoid satisfying, responding to, or doing: avoid obligation. See Synonyms at escape.
    • To don't make repayment of (fees).
    • to prevent providing an immediate answer to.
    • To baffle or elude: The accident evades description.
    • To get from by artifice; in order to prevent by dexterity, subterfuge, target, or ingenuity; to elude; to flee from cleverly.
    • To escape; to slip away; -- often with from.
    • to try to escape; to practice artifice or sophistry, for the true purpose of eluding.
    • To escape or avoid by cleverness or deceit: avoid arrest.
    • to prevent satisfying, answering, or doing: avoid obligation. See Synonyms at escape.
    • To don't make repayment of (taxes).
    • in order to avoid providing an immediate reply to.
    • To baffle or elude: The accident evades explanation.
    • To get from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, target, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly.
    • to flee; to slip away; -- often with off.
    • to try to escape; to rehearse artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to rehearse evasion.
    • to utilize cleverness or deceit while we are avoiding or escaping.
    • To practice evasion.
    • to utilize cleverness or deceit while we are avoiding or escaping.
  • verb:
    • to obtain far from by artifice; in order to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to flee from cleverly; because, to evade a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to avoid the power of a quarrel.
    • To escape; to slide away; — occasionally with off.
    • To attempt to escape; to apply artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding.
    • escape, either actually or mentally
    • rehearse evasion
    • use cunning or deceit to flee or avoid
    • avoid or avoid rewarding, answering, or doing (tasks, questions, or dilemmas)
    • To get away from by artifice; to prevent by dexterity, subterfuge, target, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly; since, to avoid a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to avoid the power of a quarrel.
    • To escape; to slip away; — sometimes with from.
    • To attempt to escape; to train artifice or sophistry, for the intended purpose of eluding.
    • escape, either actually or psychologically
    • training evasion
    • use cunning or deceit to flee or stay away from
    • avoid or avoid rewarding, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or problems)
  • others:
    • in order to avoid by energy or contrivance; escape from or elude at all, as by dexterity, artifice, stratagem, or address; slide from; get out of just how of: as, to evade a blow; to evade pursuers.
    • To escape the get to or understanding of; baffle or foil: since, a mystery that evades inquiry.
    • to flee; slip away: with off.
    • To practise evasion; use evasive practices.
    • in order to prevent by work or contrivance; getting away from or elude by any means, as by dexterity, artifice, stratagem, or address; slide away from; get free from how of: as, to avoid a blow; to avoid pursuers.
    • To escape the get to or comprehension of; baffle or foil: since, a mystery that evades query.
    • to flee; slip away: with from.
    • To practise evasion; usage elusive practices.

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