evade

  • 1 évade — évade …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2 évadé — évadé, ée [ evade ] adj. et n. • 1611; de évader 1 ♦ Qui s est échappé. Des prisonniers évadés. 2 ♦ N. Personne qui s est échappée. ⇒ fugitif. Reprendre, capturer un évadé. ● évadé, évadée adjectif et nom Se dit de quelqu un qui s est évadé de l… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 evade — /i vād/ vt evad·ed, evad·ing 1: to unlawfully fail to pay (taxes) through fraudulent or deceptive means compare avoid 2: to avoid answering directly trying to evade the question Merriam Webster’s Dictionary …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 evade — e‧vade [ɪˈveɪd] verb [transitive] TAX LAW to not do something that you should do according to the law, for example not paying tax: • He was charged with evading $12.6 million of taxes. compare avoid evasion noun …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 evade — [ē vād′, ivād′] vi. evaded, evading [Fr évader < L evadere < e , out, from + vadere, to go: see WADE] 1. Rare to escape; get away 2. to be deceitful or clever in avoiding or escaping something; use evasion vt. 1. to avoid or escape from by… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Evade — E*vade (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Evaded}; p. pr. & vb. n.. {Evading}.] [L. evadere, evasum, e out + vadere to go, walk: cf. F. s [ e]vader. See {Wade}.] To get away from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Evade — E*vade , v. t. 1. To escape; to slip away; sometimes with from. Evading from perils. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Unarmed they might Have easily, as spirits evaded swift By quick contraction or remove. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To attempt to escape; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 évadé — évadé, ée (é va dé, dée) part. passé. Qui s est échappé de quelque lieu. Un forçat évadé du bagne.    Substantivement. On a repris les évadés …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 9 Évadé — (franz., »Ausgerissener, Entsprungener«), ursprünglich verächtliche Bezeichnung, die den katholischen Priestern beigelegt wurde, die ihr Amt niederlegten und den Priesterrock auszogen; dann von diesen selbst als Ehrenname angenommen, um sich als… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 10 evade — 1510s, escape, from M.Fr. evader, from L. evadere to escape, get away, from ex away (see EX (Cf. ex )) + vadere to go, walk (see VAMOOSE (Cf. vamoose)). Related: Evaded; evading. Special sense of esc …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 evade — elude, avoid, Oscape, shun, eschew Analogous words: flee, fly, Oscape: thwart, foil, circumvent, outwit (see FRUSTRATE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 evade — [v] get away from avoid, baffle, balk, beat around bush*, beg the question*, bypass, cavil, circumvent, conceal, confuse, cop out, deceive, decline, dodge, double, duck, elude, equivocate, escape, eschew, fence, fend off*, flee, fly, fudge*, get… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 evadé — Evadé, [evad]ée. part. pass …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 14 evade — ► VERB 1) escape or avoid, especially by cunning or trickery. 2) avoid giving a direct answer to (a question). 3) escape paying (tax or duty), especially by illegitimate presentation of one s finances. DERIVATIVES evader noun. ORIGIN Latin… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 evade — [c]/əˈveɪd / (say uh vayd), /i / (say ee ) verb (evaded, evading) –verb (t) 1. to escape from by trickery or cleverness: to evade pursuit. 2. to get round by trickery: to evade the law; to evade tax responsibilities. 3. to avoid doing or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 evade — verb 1 escape ADVERB ▪ narrowly ▪ They narrowly evaded a police car which was approaching. ▪ successfully VERB + EVADE ▪ attempt to, try to …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 evade — [[t]ɪve͟ɪd[/t]] evades, evading, evaded 1) VERB If you evade something, you find a way of not doing something that you really ought to do. [V n] By his own admission, he evaded taxes as a Florida real estate speculator... [V n] Delegates accused… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 evade — evadable, evadible, adj. evader, n. evadingly, adv. /i vayd /, v., evaded, evading. v.t. 1. to escape from by trickery or cleverness: to evade one s pursuers. 2. to get around by trickery: to evade rules. 3. to avoid doing or fulfilling: to evade …

    Universalium

  • 19 evade — e|vade [ıˈveıd] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not talk about something)¦ 2¦(not do something)¦ 3¦(not pay)¦ 4¦(escape)¦ 5¦(not achieve/understand)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: évader, from Latin evadere, from vadere to go, walk ] 1.) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 evade — verb (T) 1 evade the subject/question/issue etc to avoid talking about something, especially because you are trying to hide something: Stop trying to evade the issue. 2 to find a way of not doing something you should do: evade your… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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