Synonyms for dodge

Synonyms for (noun) dodge

Synonyms: dodge

Definition: a quick evasive movement

Similar words: evasion

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


Synonyms: stratagem, contrivance, dodge

Definition: an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade

Usage: his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track

Similar words: strategy, scheme

Definition: an elaborate and systematic plan of action


Synonyms: scheme, dodge, dodging

Definition: a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery

Similar words: untruth, falsehood, falsity

Definition: a false statement

Synonyms for (verb) dodge

Synonyms: hedge, circumvent, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt, dodge, duck, evade, fudge, elude

Definition: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

Usage: He dodged the issue; she skirted the problem; They tend to evade their responsibilities; he evaded the questions skillfully

Similar words: avoid

Definition: stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something

Usage: Her former friends now avoid her


Synonyms: dodge

Definition: make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid

Usage: The child dodged the teacher's blow

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: dodge

Definition: move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course

Usage: the pickpocket dodged through the crowd

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right