verb (used with object), dodged, dodg·ing.
verb (used without object), dodged, dodg·ing.
Origin of dodge
Synonyms for dodge
Related Words for dodgeduck, shuffle, sidestep, evade, elude, escape, ditch, skirt, stratagem, ruse, plot, machination, ploy, strategy, contrivance, subterfuge, device, wile, scheme, method
Examples from the Web for dodge
Contemporary Examples of dodge
Either Uber will continue to dodge its detractors, or customers will eventually find its public reputation unpalatable.Things Are Going Downhill Fast for Uber
December 11, 2014
Pressing the dodge button at the right time causes her to temporarily burst into an invincible flock of crows.Bayonetta Is Nintendo’s Graphic, Ass-Kicking Barbie
October 24, 2014
Not long after Dodge made this connection Around the World in 80 Days began playing at a nearby cinema in Paris.
Dodge was on his way to study the flute in Paris, but he decided to buy the bike, anyway.
“Then someone gave me a book that had just come out called A Hundred Years of Bicycle Posters,” Dodge says.
Historical Examples of dodge
I dodge discrimination, and characterize them en masse by negations.
Then they may change their idea and be up to some dodge that we can't fathom.Frank Roscoe's Secret
He does not shuffle or prevaricate, dodge or skulk; but is honest, upright, and straightforward.Self-Help
Mr. Dodge, now is the time to show that your name and nature are not identical.
It was Mr. Dodge, begging to be admitted on a matter of business.
Word Origin for dodge
"to move to and fro" (especially in an effort to avoid something), 1560s, origin and sense evolution obscure, perhaps akin to Scottish dodd "to jog." Common from early 18c. in figurative sense of "to swindle, to play shifting tricks." Related: Dodged; dodging.
"person's way of making a living," 1842, slang, from dodge (v.).