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See also: évadé
- Rhymes: -eɪd
- To get away from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly; as, to evade a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to evade the force of an argument.
- The heathen had a method, more truly their own, of evading the Christian miracles. — Richard Chenevix Trench.
- To escape; to slip away; — sometimes with from.
- To attempt to escape; to practice artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding.
- The ministers of God are not to evade and take refuge any of these ... ways. — Robert South.
avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, elude
escape or slip away
attempt to escape
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- third-person singular present indicative of evadere
- second-person singular present active imperative of ēvādō