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Synonyms for evade

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  1. evadeverb

    shuffle, dodge, equivocate

  2. evadeverb

    To get away from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly; as, to evade a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to evade the force of an argument.

    The heathen had a method, more truly their own, of evading the Christian miracles. — Richard Chenevix Trench.

    dodge, equivocate, shuffle

  3. evadeverb

    To escape; to slip away; — sometimes with from.

    shuffle, dodge, equivocate

  4. evadeverb

    To attempt to escape; to practice artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding.

    The ministers of God are not to evade and take refuge any of these ... ways. — Robert South.

    equivocate, dodge, shuffle

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestepverb

    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"

    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, falsify, table, misrepresent, postpone, hedge in, shelve, beleaguer, elude, disconcert, ring, wangle, escape, fudge, outwit, besiege, bilk, skirt

  2. elude, evade, bilkverb

    escape, either physically or mentally

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

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

  3. evadeverb

    practice evasion

    "This man always hesitates and evades"

    parry, circumvent, hedge, bilk, elude, fudge, put off, skirt, sidestep, duck, dodge

  4. evadeverb

    use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid

    "The con man always evades"

    parry, circumvent, hedge, bilk, elude, fudge, put off, skirt, sidestep, duck, dodge

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Dictionary of English Synonymes4.5 / 2 votes

  1. evadeverb

    elude, escape, escape from, steal away from, get away from (by artifice)

  2. evadeverb

    avoid, shun, decline

  3. evadeverb

    equivocate, shuffle, quibble, dodge, prevaricate, palter, cavil

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. evadeverb

    shun, avoid, elude, parry, foil, baffle, prevaricate, equivocate, dodge, quibble

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "evade":

    shirk, circumvent, escape, avoid, sidestep, elude, bypass, side-step, dodge

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  1. President Biden:

    Any time something like this happens it's going to make you second guess the actions that you take, and the problem with that is when you're second guessing what you're supposed to be doing, people could evade apprehension, you could end up getting yourself hurt, you could end up getting innocent third parties hurt -- because you don't take the actions that are necessary because you're worried you're going to be second guessed by the president of the United States, we’re not talking about being second guessed by someone with a camera, we’re talking about being second guessed by the president of the United States and that's the political situation we’re currently under, and any time that happens of course we’re going to be very, very leery about the actions we take.

  2. Ramon Lorenzo Redondo:

    Some of these lineages that have already evolved to evade, at least, natural immunity. Still, they are not able to evade a vaccine - produced immunity.

  3. Finance Minister Michel Sapin:

    It's no longer correct to say that big digital multinationals can evade taxes, in France, we don't do arrangements. We follow the law, and only the law.

  4. Richard Horwell:

    They wanted to evade attribution for his death because they wanted to avoid political fallout in the UK.

  5. T. S. Elliot:

    You can evade life, but you can not evade Death.

Translations for evade

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  • تهربArabic
  • evadirSpanish
  • evado, subtefugio, subterfugioLatin
  • ускользать, ускользнуть, избежать, уклоняться, уклониться, избегатьRussian
  • หลบเลี่ยงThai
  • tránh néVietnamese

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    • A. Blur
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