verb (used with object), e·vad·ed, e·vad·ing.
verb (used without object), e·vad·ed, e·vad·ing.
Origin of evade
Examples from the Web for evade
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
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
He managed to evade capture by American and Iraqi forces and has been in hiding pretty much since then.
The old man's amusing attempts to evade their vigilance are frustrated, whereupon he calls for assistance.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
It is of no use for us to think to evade this law; neither is it a law wholly of retribution.Hetty's Strange History|Anonymous
He frequently pursues and attacks hunters; and no animal, whose swiftness or art is not superior to his own, can evade him.
Some parents have not courage to face the case themselves, and evade the painful thought from day to day.Household Education|Harriet Martineau
The coyote doubled to evade the snapping jaws of the foremost dog, and as he turned another struck him.The Yellow Horde|Hal G. Evarts
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for evade
1510s, "escape," from Middle French evader, from Latin evadere "to escape, get away," from ex- "away" (see ex-) + vadere "to go, walk" (see vamoose). Related: Evaded; evading. Special sense of "escape by trickery" is from 1530s.