Synonyms for sidestep

Synonyms for (noun) sidestep

Synonyms: sidestep

Definition: a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)

Similar words: step

Definition: the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down

Usage: he walked with unsteady steps

Synonyms for (verb) sidestep

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

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