verb (elud, ing)
- (transitive) To evade, or escape from someone or something, especially by using cunning or skill.
- 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. Â§ 26.
- : Thus the observation of human blindness and weakness is the result of all philosophy, and meets us at every turn, in spite of our endeavours to or avoid it.
- (transitive) To shake off a pursuer; to give someone the slip.
- (transitive) To escape understanding of; to be incomprehensible to.
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