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evade

[ ih-veyd ]
/ 瑟藞ve瑟d /
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verb (used with object), e路vad路ed, e路vad路ing.
verb (used without object), e路vad路ed, e路vad路ing.
to avoid doing or fulfilling something.
to elude or get away from someone or something by craft or slyness; escape.
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Origin of evade

First recorded in 1505鈥15; from Latin 膿v膩dere 鈥渢o pass over, go out,鈥 equivalent to 膿- 鈥渙ut of, from鈥 + v膩dere 鈥渢o go, walk鈥 see e-1

synonym study for evade

1. See escape.

OTHER WORDS FROM evade

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH evade

avoid, evade
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How to use evade in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for evade

evade
/ (瑟藞ve瑟d) /

verb (mainly tr)
to get away from or avoid (imprisonment, captors, etc); escape
to get around, shirk, or dodge (the law, a duty, etc)
(also intr) to avoid answering (a question)

Derived forms of evade

evadable, adjectiveevader, nounevadingly, adverb

Word Origin for evade

C16: from French 茅vader, from Latin 膿v膩dere to go forth, from v膩dere to go
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