Synonyms and Antonyms of steered clear of
to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery
- After several disastrous family gatherings, she steered clear of any talk about hosting holiday celebrations.
avoided, dodged, ducked, eluded, 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