evade detection


: to avoid being found out or discovered
His criminal activities somehow evaded detection.

Examples of evade detection in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hamas has had to dig deeper in recent years, to evade detection and Israeli strikes, analysts say. Bryan Pietsch, Washington Post, 25 Oct. 2023 Some spyware tools may be able to evade detection by using stealth techniques or encryption. Kurt Knutsson, Fox News, 28 Oct. 2023 Keep in mind, Hanks got his start on the sitcom Bosom Buddies, as a guy who dressed in drag to evade detection while living in a women’s college dorm. Christian Schneider, National Review, 14 Sep. 2023 His presentation will share details of the newest ways phishing attacks evade detection and of techniques defenders can use to foil these evasions. PCMAG, 4 Aug. 2023 What’s more, Nazis and other extremists play a cat-and-mouse game with social media platforms, resorting to codewords, emoji combinations or deliberate typos to evade detection. Will Carless, USA TODAY, 18 Aug. 2023 In recent years, advocates say migrants have resorted to increasingly risky – and often fatal – paths to evade detection and enter the US amid a flurry of deterrence measures by both state and federal authorities. Tara John, CNN, 3 Aug. 2023 In recent years, migrants have resorted to increasingly risky – and often fatal – paths to evade detection and enter the US. Rachel Clarke, CNN, 18 July 2023 Many cheap drones can evade detection by vastly more expensive technologies, including traditional early warning and air defense radars. Kenneth M. Pollack, Foreign Affairs, 19 Apr. 2022 See More

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“Evade detection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evade%20detection. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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