Synonyms and Antonyms of keeps 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.
avoids, dodges, ducks, eludes, escapes, eschews, evades, finesses, gets around, scapes, shakes, shirks, shuffles (out of), shuns, weasels (out of)
averts, deflects, diverts, obviates, parries, prevents, wards (off)
bans, bars, debars, eliminates, excepts, excludes, precludes, rules out
bypasses, circumvents, skirts
foils, foxes, frustrates, outfoxes, outsmarts, outwits, overreaches, thwarts