1. [ noun ] nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do
Synonyms: escape evasion

"his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible" "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"

Related terms: negligence shirking malingering circumvention escape_mechanism tax_evasion miss hedge
2. [ noun ] a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
Synonyms: scheme dodge
Related terms: falsehood hedge
3. [ noun ] deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
Synonyms: avoidance shunning turning_away
Related terms: rejection escape aversion near_thing averting hedge
Similar spelling:   Dodgen