evasion definition

  • noun:
    • The act or an example of evading.
    • a way of evading; a subterfuge.
    • The act of eluding or avoiding, especially the force of a disagreement, accusation, cost, or interrogation; artful way of eluding.
    • The act of eluding or avoiding, specially the stress of a quarrel, accusation, charge, or interrogation; artful method of eluding.
    • The work of evading or eluding; a getting away or straightened out; avoidance by artifice or method; artful escape or trip.
    • an easy method of avoidance or escape; an evasive or elusive contrivance; a subterfuge; a shift.
    • In fencing, the avoiding of a thrust by going the body without changing the career regarding the legs. Rolando (ed. Forsyth).
    • the deliberate work of failing woefully to spend money
    • the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or a distressing circumstance) by some adroit maneuver
    • a statement that's not actually untrue but that cleverly avoids an embarrassing truth
    • nonperformance of anything distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are likely to do
    • The act or an instance of evading.
    • A means of evading; a subterfuge.
    • The work of eluding or preventing, particularly the force of an argument, accusation, fee, or interrogation; artful ways eluding.
    • The work of eluding or preventing, specially the force of a disagreement, accusation, fee, or interrogation; artful means of eluding.
    • The act of evading or eluding; a getting away or straightened out; avoidance by artifice or method; artful escape or journey.
    • an easy method of avoidance or escape; an evasive or elusive contrivance; a subterfuge; a shift.
    • In fencing, the avoiding of a push by going the body without switching the position of the feet. Rolando (ed. Forsyth).
    • the deliberate work of failing woefully to pay cash
    • the act of physically escaping from anything (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver
    • a statement that's not virtually untrue but that cleverly avoids an embarrassing truth
    • nonperformance of anything distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) you are expected to do

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