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elude

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of elude

  1. to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery <the millionaire had been eluding his fair share of taxes for years before getting caught> Synonyms avoid, dodge, duck, escape, eschew, evade, finesse, get around, scape, shake, shirk, shuffle (out of), shun, weasel (out of)Related Words miss; avert, deflect, divert, obviate, parry, prevent, ward (off); ban, bar, debar, eliminate, except, exclude, preclude, rule out; bypass, circumvent, skirt; foil, fox, frustrate, outfox, outsmart, outwit, overreach, thwartNear Antonyms accept, court, embrace, pursue, seek, welcome; catch, contract, incur




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