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Synonyms for evade

Verb

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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