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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To keep away from or avoid by cleverness or trickery.

Usage examples (38)
  • I wanted to evade punishment so I did not give my real reason for being late.
  • You again evade all the arguments I laid on the table in order to pyschologize about motives.
  • The truth that men seek there to evade is that this small planet cannot survive a nuclear exchange ...
  • Note I said avoid, (legal), not evade, which is not. for more
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