Definitions of evasion

  1. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the deliberate act of failing to pay money; "his evasion of all his creditors"; "he was indicted for nonpayment" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act of eluding or getting out of the way; an artful escape; an excuse; subterfuge. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Act of evading or eluding: an attempt to escape the force of an argument or accusation: an excuse. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Act of evading; escape; subterfuge. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. The act. Means, or result of evading; equivocation; subterfuge. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. The act of evading or eluding; subterfuge, shuffling, or prevarication. See Evade. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. The act of avoiding or eluding; a shift; a subterfuge. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for evasion

  1. Nor did the Boss betray his own amazement at his too apt pupil's prompt evasion of a snare. – The Henchman by Mark Lee Luther
  2. Her evasion of the Carbonado Mining Company did not account for all that; she felt free from everything. – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin