Helping to share the web since 1996

Use the search bar above to find dictionary definitions - click home to search Link Centre for websites.

Dictionary definition for: Evade

1. (v) 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. (v) escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police" "This difficult idea seems to evade her" "The event evades explanation"

3. (v) practice evasion; "This man always hesitates and evades"

4. (v) use cleverness or deceit to escape or avoid; "The con mane always evades"

WordNet 2.1 Copyright Princeton University. All rights reserved.