Synonyms of evade


1. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, avoid

usage: 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"

2. elude, evade, bilk, escape, get away, break loose

usage: escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"

3. evade, act, move

usage: practice evasion; "This man always hesitates and evades"

4. evade, get off, get away, get by, get out, escape

usage: use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid; "The con man always evades"

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