verb (used with object), eluded, eluding.
to avoid or escape by speed, cleverness, trickery, etc.; evade:
to elude capture.
Synonyms: shun, dodge.
to escape the understanding, perception, or appreciation of:
The answer eludes me.
to escape or avoid (capture, one’s pursuers, etc), esp by cunning
to avoid fulfilment of (a responsibility, obligation, etc); evade
to escape discovery, or understanding by; baffle: the solution eluded her
1530s, “delude, make a fool of,” from Latin eludere “escape from, make a fool of, win from at play,” from ex- “out, away” (see ex-) + ludere “to play” (see ludicrous). Sense of “evade” is first recorded 1610s in a figurative sense, 1630s in a literal one. Related: Eluded; eludes; eluding.
/ˈɛljuːənt/ noun 1. a solvent used for eluting
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[e-loo r-uh] /ɛˈlʊər ə/ noun 1. .
[ih-loo-zhuh n] /ɪˈlu ʒən/ noun 1. the act of ; evasion. n. 1540s, noun of action from elude, or from Medieval Latin elusionem (nominative elusio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin eludere.