To refrain from (doing something):
To go around instead of through; use a bypass to avoid
To move or twist quickly aside; shift suddenly, as to avoid a blow
(Slang) To move (in or out) quickly
To manage to keep away from; avoid
To avoid complying with or fulfilling a requirement.
Skirt is defined as to avoid, or be on the edge of.
To hem in, hinder, or restrict with or as if with a hedge.
To inquire for; request:
To go beyond the proper limits of something:
To deflect or ward off (a fencing thrust, for example).
Find another word for sidestep. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sidestep, like: avoid, bypass, dodge, duck, escape, evade, skirt, hedge, seek, fudge and put off.