|1.||[ noun ] nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do|
"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|
|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|