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Synonyms for sidestep
ˈsaɪdˌstɛp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sidestep(verb)

    a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)

  2. 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, 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, elude, disconcert, ring, wangle, escape, fudge, outwit, besiege, bilk, skirt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    circumvent, evade, bypass

How to pronounce sidestep?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say sidestep in sign language?

  1. sidestep

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How to use sidestep in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Innes:

    Much the same could be true right now about the escalation of tariffs (and) with time, investors have managed to sidestep them and returned to the familiarity of focusing on the data, which in the case of the U.S. economy, still looks good.

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