Part of speech:
Same as voidance .
deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
A means of evading; a subterfuge.
The act of leaving a dangerous or unpleasant situation.
(Rhetoric) An artful deviation from the ordinary arrangement of words.
(Intransitive) To step to the side.
To duck is defined as to lower the head or body quickly as if to avoid a blow.
To be on, or move along, the edge or border
To avoid or escape from by quickness, cunning, etc.; evade
To parry is to answer a question with an evasive reply, or to avoid an attack by using a countermove.
The definition of circumvent means to get around or surround someone or something.
To avoid or escape from by deceit or cleverness; elude
To refuse to commit oneself or give a direct answer; hedge
To deceive or swindle
To turn aside or deviate to avoid impact.
To avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility).
To shift is to move or change, or to cause something else to move or change.
Pussyfoot is to walk cautiously or to act in a way to avoid commitment.
To behave in an evasive or indecisive manner, usually in delay:
(Intransitive) To avoid capture; to get away with something, avoid punishment.
To use equivocal language to deceive someone or avoid committing oneself to a position.
To get away from (a person, especially a companion).
(Informal) To be sexually unfaithful:
To refrain from using, engaging in, or partaking of:
To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
To avoid using, accepting, participating in, or partaking of:
To face; stand or meet face to face
To meet with; face (difficulties, trouble, etc.)
To meet or confront squarely or face to face
To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
Find another word for dodging. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dodging, like: avoidance, turning-away, shunning, evasion, escape, dodge, scheme, clock-watching, sidestepping, ducking and skirting.