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Meaning & Definition of Evade in English

English

Evade

/ɪved/

verb

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • hedge
  • ,
  • fudge
  • ,
  • evade
  • ,
  • put off
  • ,
  • circumvent
  • ,
  • parry
  • ,
  • elude
  • ,
  • skirt
  • ,
  • dodge
  • ,
  • duck
  • ,
  • sidestep

2. Escape, either physically or mentally

  • "The thief eluded the police"
  • "This difficult idea seems to evade her"
  • "The event evades explanation"
    synonym:
  • elude
  • ,
  • evade
  • ,
  • bilk

3. Practice evasion

  • "This man always hesitates and evades"
    synonym:
  • evade

4. Use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid

  • "The con man always evades"
    synonym:
  • evade