What is another word for sidestep?

Synonyms for sidestep
ˈsaɪdˌstɛpside·step

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sidestepverb

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

  2. 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"

    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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "sidestep":

    circumvent, evade, bypass

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#158476overreach
#308012wangle
#311709disconcert
#322072dishearten

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.

  2. Beth Kobliner:

    Don't lie and say that you don't have enough money on you to sidestep a meltdown.

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