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Synonyms for dodge

Synonyms for (noun) dodge

Synonyms: dodge Definition: a quick evasive movement

Similar words: evasion Definition: the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver

Synonyms: stratagem, contrivance, dodge Definition: an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade Usage: his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track

Similar words: strategy, scheme Definition: an elaborate and systematic plan of action

Synonyms: scheme, dodge, dodging Definition: a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery

Similar words: untruth, falsehood, falsity Definition: a false statement

Synonyms for (verb) dodge

Synonyms: hedge, circumvent, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt, dodge, duck, evade, fudge, elude Definition: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) Usage: He dodged the issue; she skirted the problem; They tend to evade their responsibilities; he evaded the questions skillfully

Similar words: avoid Definition: stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something Usage: Her former friends now avoid her

Synonyms: dodge Definition: make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid Usage: The child dodged the teacher's blow

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: dodge Definition: move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course Usage: the pickpocket dodged through the crowd

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right