Evade



[ih-veyd] /ɪˈveɪd/

verb (used with object), evaded, evading.
1.
to escape from by trickery or cleverness:
to evade one’s pursuers.
Synonyms: avoid, dodge.
Antonyms: face, confront.
2.
to get around by trickery:
to evade rules.
3.
to avoid doing or fulfilling:
to evade an obligation.
4.
to avoid answering directly:
to evade a question.
5.
to elude; escape:
The solution evaded him.
verb (used without object), evaded, evading.
6.
to avoid doing or fulfilling something.
7.
to elude or get away from someone or something by craft or slyness; escape.
/ɪˈveɪd/
verb (mainly transitive)
1.
to get away from or avoid (imprisonment, captors, etc); escape
2.
to get around, shirk, or dodge (the law, a duty, etc)
3.
(also intransitive) to avoid answering (a question)
v.

1510s, “escape,” from Middle French evader, from Latin evadere “to escape, get away,” from ex- “away” (see ex-) + vadere “to go, walk” (see vamoose). Related: Evaded; evading. Special sense of “escape by trickery” is from 1530s.

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