evade capture/arrest

Definition of evade capture/arrest

  1. :  to avoid being captured/arrested They have evaded capture/arrest so far .

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to slip away

    :  to take refuge in escape or avoidance

    :  to elude by dexterity or stratagem

  1. :  an act or instance of capturing: such as

    :  an act of catching, winning, or gaining control by force, stratagem, or guile

    :  a move in a board game (such as chess or checkers) that gains an opponent's piece

  1. :  to take captive

    :  to gain control of especially by force

    :  to gain or win especially through effort

  1. :  seize, capture

    :  to take or keep in custody by authority of law

    :  to bring to a stop

  1. :  the taking or detaining in custody by authority of law

    :  the act of stopping

    :  the condition of being stopped or inactive — compare cardiac arrest

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