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Synonyms for evasion
ɪˈveɪ ʒən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. evasion, equivocation(noun)

    a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth

    tergiversation, evasiveness, dodging, escape, equivocation, nonpayment, prevarication

  2. evasion, nonpayment(noun)

    the deliberate act of failing to pay money

    "his evasion of all his creditors"; "he was indicted for nonpayment"

    default, equivocation, escape, nonpayment, dodging, nonremittal

  3. evasion, escape, dodging(noun)

    nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do

    "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"

    leakage, equivocation, nonpayment, turning away, dodge, escapism, shunning, flight, safety valve, escape, escape cock, dodging, leak, relief valve, avoidance, escape valve, scheme, outflow

  4. evasion(noun)

    the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver

    equivocation, escape, nonpayment, dodging


  1. evasion(noun)

    subterfuge, shift, equivocation, shuffling, prevarication

  2. evasion(noun)

    The act of eluding or avoiding, particularly the pressure of an argument, accusation, charge, or interrogation; artful means of eluding.

    subterfuge, prevarication, shift, shuffling, equivocation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. evasion

    prevarication, shuffle, fencing, sheet, subterfuge, quibble, equivocation

    answer, counterargument, grappling

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. evasion(n.)

    shift, subterfuge, equivocation, prevarication, quibble, tergiversation, shuffling, sophistical excuse, disingenuous escape

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    fraud, escape, avoidance, évasion, prevarication, jailbreak, circumvention

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