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v. avoid; shirk, escape
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1. escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
(synonym) evade, bilk
(hypernym) escape, get away, break loose
(derivation) slip, elusion, eluding
2. be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by; "What you are seeing in him eludes me"
(hypernym) perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound
(hyponym) defy, resist, refuse
3. 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"
(synonym) hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep
|Babylon French English dictionary||Download this dictionary|
v. evade, elude; parry, shirk; fend off
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v. elude, dodge, evade, circumvent, bypass
|Babylon Spanish English dictionary||Download this dictionary|
v. elude, avoid; shirk, escape
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