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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To keep away from; to keep from happening.

Usage examples (37)
  • Let a man avoid evil deeds as a man who loves life avoids poison.
  • Her former friends now avoid her
  • Let's avoid a confrontation
  • How can a paper with such a grand title avoid this? for more
Tutoring comment
  • It's silly to "avoid" (evase, shun) arenas just because they are "ovoid" (egg-shaped) structures.
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