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Another word for dodge

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Verb
  1. To keep away from

      1. To avoid using, accepting, engaging in, or partaking of:
      2. To refuse to accept socially; avoid having social contact with:
      3. To stay away from; not go to:
      1. Used other than as an idiom: see get,"Ž around.
      2. To move to the other side of an obstruction.
      3. To come around something.
      1. To escape or avoid, especially by cleverness or deceit:
      2. To avoid complying with or fulfilling:
      3. To fail to make payment of (taxes).
      1. To avoid using, accepting, participating in, or partaking of:
      2. To refrain from (doing something).
      1. To break loose from confinement; get free:
      2. To issue from confinement or enclosure; leak or seep out:
      3. To avoid a serious or unwanted outcome:
      1. To evade or escape from, as by daring, cleverness, or skill:
      2. To escape the memory or understanding of:
      3. To be unnattained by:
      1. Any of various wild or domesticated waterbirds of the family Anatidae, characteristically having a broad flat bill, short legs, and webbed feet.
      2. A female duck.
      3. The flesh of a duck used as food.
      1. to surround or circle around
      2. to surround or encircle with evils, enmity, etc.; entrap
      3. to get the better of or prevent from happening by craft or ingenuity
      1. A highway or section of a highway that passes around an obstructed or congested area.
      2. A pipe or channel used to conduct gas or liquid around another pipe or a fixture.
      3. A means of circumvention.
      1. To suppress or extinguish quietly; stifle:
      2. To avoid; disregard:
      3. To execute (someone) by suffocation so as to leave the body intact and suitable for dissection.
      1. To stay clear of; go around or away from:
      2. To take measures so as not to meet or see (someone):
      3. To prevent from happening:
  2. To avoid fulfilling or answering completely

      1. The part of a garment, such as a dress or coat, that hangs freely from the waist down.
      2. A garment hanging from the waist and worn especially by women and girls.
      3. One of the leather flaps hanging from the side of a saddle.
      1. To step aside:
      2. To dodge an issue or a responsibility.
      3. To step out of the way of.
      1. A row of closely planted shrubs or low-growing trees forming a fence or boundary.
      2. A line of people or objects forming a barrier:
      3. A means of protection or defense, especially against financial loss:
      1. To escape or avoid, especially by cleverness or deceit:
      2. To avoid complying with or fulfilling:
      3. To fail to make payment of (taxes).
      1. Any of various wild or domesticated waterbirds of the family Anatidae, characteristically having a broad flat bill, short legs, and webbed feet.
      2. A female duck.
      3. The flesh of a duck used as food.
    See also:

    seek

Noun
  1. An indirect, usually cunning means of gaining an end

      1. The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
      1. A playful or mischievous act; a prank:
      2. An underhanded act or deceitful remark:
      1. A stratagem or trick intended to deceive or ensnare.
      2. A disarming or seductive manner, device, or procedure:
      3. To influence or lead by means of wiles; entice:
      1. An act or procedure intended to achieve an end by deceptive or fraudulent means.
      2. A mischievous action; a prank:
      3. A stupid, disgraceful, or childish act:
      1. Deception used to achieve an end:
      2. A deceptive stratagem or device:
      1. A scheme or maneuver designed to achieve an objective, as in surprising an enemy or deceiving someone.
      2. The devising or execution of such schemes or maneuvers:
      1. Deftness; dexterity.
      2. A clever or skillful trick or deception; an artifice or stratagem.
      1. A crafty stratagem; a subterfuge.
      1. An action calculated to frustrate an opponent or gain an advantage indirectly or deviously; a maneuver:
      1. A movement or combination of movements involving skill and dexterity:
      2. A controlled change in movement or direction of a moving vehicle or vessel, as in the flight path of an aircraft.
      3. A strategic or tactical military or naval movement.
      1. Any of various lively dances in triple time.
      2. The music for such a dance.
      3. A joke or trick. Used chiefly in the phrase The jig is up.
      1. The act or instance of engaging in deception under an assumed name or identity.
      1. A device employed to cheat, deceive, or trick, especially a mechanism for the secret and dishonest control of gambling apparatus.
      2. An innovative or unusual mechanical contrivance; a gadget.
      3. An innovative stratagem or scheme employed especially to promote a project:
      1. A military attack or maneuver that is meant to divert attention away from a planned point of attack.
      2. A body movement that is intended to divert another's attention, often by being deliberately left uncompleted:
      3. A deceptive action calculated to divert attention from one's real purpose.
      1. A contrivance or invention serving a particular purpose, especially a machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks.
      2. A literary contrivance, such as parallelism or personification, used to achieve a particular effect.
      3. A decorative design, figure, or pattern, as one used in embroidery.
      1. The use of deceit.
      2. The fact or state of being deceived.
      3. A ruse; a trick.
      1. Deception or trickery:
      2. Something contrived or made up to achieve an end, especially by deceiving; a stratagem or ruse:
      3. Cleverness or ingenuity in making or doing something; art or skill:

Another word for dodge

Noun
      1. A systematic plan of action:
      2. A secret or devious plan; a plot:
      3. An orderly plan or arrangement of related parts:
      1. The science and art of using all the forces of a nation to execute approved plans as effectively as possible during peace or war.
      2. The science and art of military command as applied to the overall planning and conduct of large-scale combat operations.
      3. A plan of action resulting from strategy or intended to accomplish a specific goal.
      1. An act or procedure intended to achieve an end by deceptive or fraudulent means.
      2. A mischievous action; a prank:
      3. A stupid, disgraceful, or childish act:
Verb
      1. To escape or avoid, especially by cleverness or deceit:
      2. To avoid complying with or fulfilling:
      3. To fail to make payment of (taxes).
      1. To evade or escape from, as by daring, cleverness, or skill:
      2. To escape the memory or understanding of:
      3. To be unnattained by:
      1. Any of various wild or domesticated waterbirds of the family Anatidae, characteristically having a broad flat bill, short legs, and webbed feet.
      2. A female duck.
      3. The flesh of a duck used as food.