verb (used with object), e·vad·ed, e·vad·ing.
verb (used without object), e·vad·ed, e·vad·ing.
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Victor and his crew travel from Virginia to Nashville, evading and finally facing down a sinister force of silent enemies called the Phasers.The tale of a bass player, sonic epiphanies and a quest to save ‘real music’|Ben Ratliff|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Viruses, especially those new to their hosts, often pick up mutations that help them adapt to their new habitat, or they evade drugs or immune attacks.Signs that SARS-CoV-2 is evolving to avoid immune responses|John Timmer|February 5, 2021|Ars Technica
They could evade existing vaccines, and we might have to keep playing catch-up to develop boosters that target the mutations.
Safety reports filed with the federal government show some customers slowly munching popcorn, apple slices and chocolate pieces to evade the airlines’ mask requirements.As transit agencies ramp up mask enforcement, Congress airs concerns about safety of transportation workers|Michael Laris|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
It could start by opening DOJ investigations into police departments, like those in Phoenix and Oklahoma City, that have largely evaded federal intervention despite reporting relatively high rates of police violence.The Police Departments With The Biggest Racial Disparities In Arrests And Killings|Samuel Sinyangwe|February 4, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Our mockery of celebworld helps us evade the soul-crushing decadence concealed within.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One gets the sense that they are wearing a mask to confuse their readers, and even to evade them.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With all the heat on the high-profile Ohio high school shooter, he could better evade capture.
They have blocked vehicle access, but pedestrians have managed to evade them.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Powers had no chance to evade it, and bailed out as his U-2 spun down to earth.Russia’s Missiles Stung the World Long Before MH17|Clive Irving|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Although Hugh and I often question our parents about him, they seem to evade our inquiries.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret
If he should evade these sons of Argus, he would yet be wrecked under the stern eye of the old draper or of Madame Guillaume.At the Sign of the Cat and Racket|Honore de Balzac
Fearing lest he should be persuaded to evade what he considered his duty, he pressed her hand fervently and hurried away.Overland|John William De Forest
The house, though it refused to allow clergymen to evade the formularies of their Church, was not averse from toleration.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
Nearly two hours must have passed since the dogs first got scent of it, and yet the animal managed to evade them.In the Wilds of Florida|W.H.G. Kingston