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Synonyms for evade
ɪˈveɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

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

  2. 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, elude, parry, thwart, put off, spoil, sidestep, escape, scotch

  3. evade(verb)

    practice evasion

    "This man always hesitates and evades"

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

  4. evade(verb)

    use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid

    "The con man always evades"

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

Wiktionary

  1. evade(verb)

    Synonyms:
    equivocate, shuffle, dodge

  2. evade(verb)

    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.

    Synonyms:
    dodge, equivocate, shuffle

  3. evade(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    shuffle, dodge, equivocate

  4. evade(verb)

    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.

    Synonyms:
    equivocate, dodge, shuffle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. evade(v. a.)

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

  2. evade(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    avoid, shun, decline

  3. evade(v. n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. evade(v)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "evade":

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

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How to use evade in a sentence?

  1. Anthony Fauci:

    What we now know from this study, namely the JJ and the Novavax study, that antigenic variation, i.e. mutations that lead to different lineage, do have clinical consequences because as you can see, even though the long-range effect in the sense of severe disease is still handled reasonably well by the vaccines, this is a wakeup call to all of us that we will be dealing, as the virus uses its devices to evade pressure, particularly immunological pressure, that we will continue to see the evolution of mutants.

  2. Philip Brooks:

    PCH is a straight road. There's no place to go to evade, being a celebrity, he's often followed by the paparazzi and he's aware of that. He was on his way home, and they happen to know his route.

  3. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    THOSE WHO LIE ABOUT TRENCH TOWN REGGAE WILL ALWAYS TRY TO EVADE ME AND- THE SEARCHING FOR TRUTH QUESTIONS- WHICH I WILL ASK THEM. THE QUESTIONS I ASK, WILL SHOW THEM UP TO BE LIARS. SO FAR, NONE HAS DARED TO ACCEPT MY CHALLENGES AFTER ALL THESE YEARS. THEY FEAR MY -(C) REGGAE POLYGRAPHY.

  4. Geoffrey Berman:

    When nations who have stated an intent to do harm to the United States evade international sanctions, Americans become less safe.

  5. Samuel Cooke:

    Fidelity to the public requires that the laws be as plain and explicit as possible, that the less knowing may understand, and not be ensnared by them, while the artful evade their force.

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Translations for evade

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

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