evite

[ ih-vahyt ]
/ ɪˈvaɪt /

verb (used with object), e·vit·ed, e·vit·ing. Archaic.

to avoid; shun.

Origin of evite

1495–1505; < Latin ēvītāre, equivalent to ē- e-1 + vītāre to avoid
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Examples from the Web for eviting

  • The gentlemen want a pilot,” said the Provost, whispering to him, “and there is no eviting to give them one.

    The Pirate|Sir Walter Scott

British Dictionary definitions for eviting

evite

/ (ɪˈvaɪt) /

verb

an archaic word for avoid
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