verb (used with object), e·lud·ed, e·lud·ing.
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Origin of elude
synonym study for elude
OTHER WORDS FROM eludee·lud·er, nounun·e·lud·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for eluded
Female sexuality has long confounded researchers and eluded popular understanding.Was 2014 the Year Science Discovered The Female Orgasm?|Samantha Allen|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eric Frein eluded Pennsylvania police for seven weeks after he allegedly killed a state trooper with a sniper shot.
Had I finally found that spiritual connecting tissue that for years had eluded me?
In the event, the Gang of Barbarians eluded the 400 police officers assigned to the case until it was too late.A Horror Story of True-Life Anti-Semitism in France|Tracy McNicoll|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For almost a century, women like Workman continued to establish themselves in the sport, but Everest eluded them.
Thus it goes on until the last one has either been secured by the Indians or has eluded them.Winter Adventures of Three Boys|Egerton R. Young
He eluded her clasp, and dropped to the ground on his feet, but fell backward, and did not at once rise again.The Actress in High Life|Sue Petigru Bowen
In spite of my efforts to get hold of the story it eluded me, but sleep came to the rescue instead.My Reminiscences|Rabindranath Tagore
But he eluded the precise classification as noiselessly and surely as a cloud changes its form.From the Easy Chair, series 2|George William Curtis
Who but Turkey could discover the nests of hens whose maternal anxiety had eluded the finesse of Kirsty?Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood|George MacDonald