Synonyms and Antonyms of keeping clear of
to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery
- They eventually became wise to the elaborate ruses he used to keep clear of paying his debts.
avoiding, dodging, ducking, eluding, escaping, eschewing, evading, finessing, getting around, scaping, shaking, shirking, shuffling (out of), shunning, weaseling (out of)
averting, deflecting, diverting, obviating, parrying, preventing, warding (off)
banning, barring, debarring, eliminating, excepting, excluding, precluding, ruling out
bypassing, circumventing, skirting
foiling, foxing, frustrating, outfoxing, outsmarting, outwitting, overreaching, thwarting