Synonyms and Antonyms of kept 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.
avoided, dodged, ducked, eluded, escaped, eschewed, evaded, finessed, got around, scaped, shirked, shook, shuffled (out of), shunned, weaseled (out of)
averted, deflected, diverted, obviated, parried, prevented, warded (off)
banned, barred, debarred, eliminated, excepted, excluded, precluded, ruled out
bypassed, circumvented, skirted
foiled, foxed, frustrated, outfoxed, outsmarted, outwitted, overreached, thwarted