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Another word for elude

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Verb
  1. To keep away from

      1. To prevent from happening:
      2. To stay clear of; go around or away from:
      3. To refrain from using, engaging in, or partaking of:
      1. To execute (someone) by suffocation so as to leave the body intact and suitable for dissection.
      2. To get rid of quietly; evade or suppress, as a parliamentary bill, discussion, etc.
      3. To avoid; disregard:
      1. To ignore, fail to consult, etc.
      2. To go around instead of through; use a bypass to avoid
      3. To avoid an obstacle by using an alternative channel, passage, or route.
      1. To surround or encircle with evils, enmity, etc.; entrap
      2. To get the better of or prevent from happening by craft or ingenuity
      3. To avoid or evade
      1. To use tricks, deceits, or evasions; be shifty
      2. To avoid (a blow, etc.) by moving or shifting quickly aside
      3. To avoid meeting
      1. To lower quickly, especially so as to avoid something:
      2. (Slang) To move (in or out) quickly
      3. (Informal) To avoid or evade
      1. To manage to keep away from; avoid
      2. To break loose from confinement; get free:
      3. To avoid a serious or unwanted outcome:
      1. To refrain from (doing something).
      2. To keep away from (something harmful or disliked); shun; avoid; abstain from
      3. To avoid using, accepting, participating in, or partaking of:
      1. To avoid doing or answering directly; get around; get out of
      2. To avoid complying with or fulfilling:
      3. To avoid or escape from by deceit or cleverness; elude
      1. To refuse to accept socially; avoid having social contact with:
      2. To keep away from; avoid scrupulously or consistently, often, specif., as a practice by a group against a co-worker, coreligionist, etc. who has fallen out of favor
      3. To avoid, especially persistently.
  2. To get away from (a pursuer)

  3. To fail to be fixed by the mind, memory, or senses of

      1. To come from involuntarily or unintentionally
      2. To avoid a serious or unwanted outcome:
      3. To break loose from confinement; get free:
    See also:

    owned

Another word for elude

Verb
      1. To move aside or in a given direction by shifting or twisting suddenly:
      2. To use tricks, deceits, or evasions; be shifty
      3. To move or twist quickly aside; shift suddenly, as to avoid a blow
      1. To stay away from; not go to:
      2. To keep away from; avoid scrupulously or consistently, often, specif., as a practice by a group against a co-worker, coreligionist, etc. who has fallen out of favor
      3. To escape (a threatening evil, an unwelcome task etc).
      1. (Computers) To interrupt a command, exit a program, or change levels within a program by using a key, combination of keys, or key sequence.
      2. To avoid a serious or unwanted outcome:
      3. To break loose from confinement; get free: