From Latin evadere, evasum, e out + vadere to go, walk: cf. French s'Ã©vader. See wade
- To get away from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly; as, to evade a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to evade the force of an argument.
#:The heathen had a method, more truly their own, of evading the Christian miracles. — Trench.
- To escape; to slip away; â€” sometimes with from.
#:Evading from perils. — Bacon.
#:Unarmed they might / Have easily, as spirits evaded swift / By quick contraction or remove. — Milton.
- To attempt to escape; to practice artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding.
#:''The ministers of God are not to evade and take refuge any of these ... ways. — South.
Spanish: burlar, eludir
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