Definitions for evasion

Definitions for (noun) evasion

Main entry: evasion

Definition: the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver

Main entry: dodging, evasion, escape

Definition: nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do

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

Main entry: nonpayment, evasion

Definition: the deliberate act of failing to pay money

Usage: his evasion of all his creditors; he was indicted for nonpayment

Main entry: evasion, equivocation

Definition: a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth

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