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Synonyms for evasion
ɪˈveɪ ʒəneva·sion

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. evasionnoun

    subterfuge, shift, equivocation, shuffling, prevarication

  2. evasionnoun

    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 Antonyms2.0 / 1 vote

  1. evasion

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

    answer, counterargument, grappling

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. evasion, equivocationnoun

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

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

  2. evasion, nonpaymentnoun

    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, dodgingnoun

    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. evasionnoun

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

    equivocation, escape, nonpayment, dodging

Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. evasionnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. evasionnoun

    evading, eluding, escape, baffling, foiling, prevarication, equivocation, sophistry, tergiversation, subterfuge, dodge, excuse

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How to use evasion in a sentence?

  1. Robert Henoch:

    He was put through a four-year ordeal while U.S. nationals committing the object crime of tax evasion were allowed to escape with a fine, without even a slap on the wrist.

  2. German Proverb:

    As fast as laws are devised, their evasion is contrived.

  3. Clifford Villanueva Villalon:

    Isolation is not evasion from the public eye, only a strategy to privatize your life.

  4. Charles Harder:

    The New York Times' allegations of fraud and tax evasion are 100 percent false, and highly defamatory, there was no fraud or tax evasion by anyone. The facts upon which the Times bases its false allegations are extremely inaccurate.

  5. Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla:

    The tax system that we have penalizes work and productivity while rewarding evasion.

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