elude synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term elude:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. elude, evade, bilk(verb)

    escape, either physically or mentally

    Synonyms:
    fudge, duck, hedge, dodge, skirt, bilk, frustrate, circumvent, baffle, foil, cross, elude, parry, evade, thwart, put off, spoil, sidestep, escape, scotch

  2. elude, escape(verb)

    be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by

    Synonyms:
    miss, fudge, run, duck, hedge, dodge, escape, break away, run away, hightail it, skirt, get out, break loose, bilk, get off, bunk, take to the woods, scat, scarper, fly the coop, turn tail, circumvent, head for the hills, elude, parry, get by, evade, put off, sidestep, get away, lam

  3. 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)

    Synonyms:
    put over, circumvent, set back, dip, turn off, confuse, sidestep, cook, douse, overreach, beat, surround, dishearten, hold over, hem in, environ, defer, outfox, deflect, parry, dodge, remit, fake, duck, border, flurry, prorogue, block, outsmart, hedge, manipulate, put off, evade, falsify, table, misrepresent, postpone, hedge in, shelve, beleaguer, elude, disconcert, ring, wangle, escape, fudge, outwit, besiege, bilk, skirt

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. elude(v)

    Synonyms:
    avoid, cut, ignore, overlook, pass, pass by, shun

    Antonyms:
    address, address, apostrophize, appeal, approach, cost, court, greet, hail, salute, speak to, woo

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. elude(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    escape, avoid, shun, get away from, steal away from

  2. elude(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    baffle, frustrate, foil, disconcert, disappoint, BILK

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

escape, evade, shirk



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