The period of time during which one is delayed.
The military ceremony of lowering the flag.
A means of obtaining temporary freedom from worry, care, or unpleasantness:
A device or other means of limiting movement, used to prevent the infliction of harm to self or others.
Noncooperation or noncompliance with the laws or directives of an authority, particularly of a government or occupying power, as a form of protest against injustice.
A kind of defense mechanism by which a person avoids unpleasant thoughts, responsibilities, etc., as through daydreaming
(Informal) A passing by; esp., an intentional disregard or slight
The act of one who refrains from doing something.
The act of dodging:
Tolerance and restraint in the face of provocation; patience.
The act of one who shirks.
The annulment of a contract or deed
A way of doing this; subterfuge
The ability to fly:
An ownership interest or profit-sharing right.
The act of dodging; a dodge.
Temperance is defined as showing restraint in eating or drinking, and especially avoiding alcohol.
The act or state of recoiling; reaction.
To brush is defined as to use a tool with bristles or to quickly sweep something with the hand.
(Slang) A person, esp. one qualified as being “odd,” “harmless,” “funny,” etc.
The act of one who parries.
(Informal) Deception, usually in the form of evasive excuses.
The definition of withdrawal is the act of taking something out, or stopping participation in an activity.
An embracing; hug
(Metalworking) A powdered substance, such as charcoal or bituminous coal, applied to the face of a mould, or mixed with the sand that forms it, to give a fine smooth surface to the casting.
A surgical procedure to create such a channel:
The act or process of annihilating.
The definition of cancellation is the act of cancelling something, or saying that something is no longer going to happen.
The act of invalidating, or the state of being invalidated.
The act or process of negating.
The act of nullifying or the state of being nullified:
The act, an instance, or a means of avoiding
deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
The act or an instance of eluding or escaping; evasion.
The act of voluntarily refraining from taking some action, such as casting a vote or participating in a decision or deliberation.
Find another word for avoidance. In this page you can discover 56 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for avoidance, like: delay, retreat, escape, nonparticipation, restraint, passive resistance, sidestepping, eschewal, escape mechanism, go-by and refraining.