- Rhymes: -eɪd
- (transitive) To get away from by cunning; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to cleverly escape from
He evaded his opponent's blows.
They robbers evaded the police.
to evade the force of an argument
- The heathen had a method, more truly their own, of evading the Christian miracles. — Richard Chenevix Trench.
- (transitive) To escape; to slip away; — sometimes with from.
- (intransitive) 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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- Rhymes: -adʒi
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of evadir
- second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of evadir