(Intransitive) To step to the side.
To duck is defined as to lower the head or body quickly as if to avoid a blow.
(Photog.) To lighten an area on (a print) to achieve a shading effect by blocking light in selected areas during an exposure, as in enlargement
To be on, or move along, the edge or border
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 refuse to commit oneself or give a direct answer; hedge
To avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility).
To argue or find fault over trivial matters or minor concerns; cavil.
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:
To move, lead, get, put, make, compel, etc. (a person or thing) by some stratagem or scheme
To prevent the disclosure or recognition of; conceal:
To avoid using, accepting, participating in, or partaking of:
(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 (an unwanted companion, etc.)
To interfere with; hinder; impede
To refrain from using, engaging in, or partaking of:
To keep from happening; prevent:
To deceive or swindle
To shift is to move or change, or to cause something else to move or change.
To get (into or out of a situation or condition) by trickery, evasion, lies, etc.
Waffle is defined as to go back and forth on an opinion in speaking or writing.
To desert a cause, party, etc.; become a renegade; apostatize
To argue or find fault over trivial matters; raise petty objections.
(--- Archaic) To cause to feel embarrassment.
To pretend is defined as to claim, to make believe or imitate.
To avoid giving direct answers; hedge.
To cause to believe what is not true; mislead.
To conceal; hide
To shake hands:
To slide involuntarily and lose one's balance or foothold.
To get rid of (something undesirable)
To meet or confront squarely or face to face
To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
Elucidate is defined as to make something clear.
To face or oppose boldly, defiantly, or antagonistically
Find another word for evades. In this page you can discover 47 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for evades, like: bilks, eludes, sidesteps, ducks, dodges, skirts, parries, circumvents, fudges, hedges and shuns.