To hem in, hinder, or restrict with or as if with a hedge.
To move or twist quickly aside; shift suddenly, as to avoid a blow
To prevent from happening:
In opposition or disagreement; against:
Deceive is defined as to make someone believe something that isn't true.
Elude is defined as to cleverly avoid or escape.
To escape or avoid, especially by cleverness or deceit:
(Intransitive) To lie, especially more or less inconsequentially.
(Intransitive) To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination.
To make a parry or evasion
To move with stealth or caution, like a cat
To step aside:
To fight by striking with the feet and spurs. Used of gamecocks.
(Reflexive) To gain something for oneself by clever or devious means.
To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
Meet is defined as to come face to face with, be there when someone or something arrives, or to be introduced.
avoid an issue
To speak of or refer to by means of a euphemism.
To change one's position; to shift ground; to evade questions; to resort to equivocation; to prevaricate.
To tell an untruth; lie
To remove (objects or obstructions):
In a true manner; truly, truthfully, accurately, etc.
Find another word for equivocate. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for equivocate, like: hedge, dodge, lie, avoid, con, deceive, elude, escape, evade, fib and hesitate.