Synonyms and Antonyms of steers 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.
avoids, dodges, ducks, eludes, 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