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Synonyms for elude
ɪˈlud

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elude, evade, bilk(verb)

    escape, either physically or mentally

    "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"

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

  2. elude, escape(verb)

    be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by

    "What you are seeing in him eludes me"

    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, 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)

    "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"

    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, 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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. elude

    Synonyms:
    escape, avoid, baffle, shun, eschew, evade, parry, fence, mock, frustrate

    Antonyms:
    encounter, meet, confront, court, dare, defy

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

  1. List of paraphrases:

    escape, evade, shirk

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