Synonyms for evasion

Synonyms for (noun) evasion

Synonyms: evasion

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

Similar words: escape, flight

Definition: the act of escaping physically

Usage: he made his escape from the mental hospital; the canary escaped from its cage; his flight was an indication of his guilt

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: neglect, negligence, nonperformance, carelessness

Definition: failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances

Synonyms: nonpayment, evasion

Definition: the deliberate act of failing to pay money

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

Similar words: commerce, commercialism, mercantilism

Definition: transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)

Synonyms: evasion, equivocation

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

Similar words: deceit, deception, misrepresentation

Definition: a misleading falsehood

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