HyperDic: dodge

English > 6 senses of the word dodge:
VERBmotiondodgemake a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid
motiondodgemove to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course
communicationdodge, hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, duck, sidestepavoid / avoid or try to avoid / avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
NOUNcognitiondodge, contrivance, stratageman elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived / contrived to deceive or evade
actdodgea quick evasive movement
communicationdodge, dodging, schemea statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
dodge > pronunciation
Soundsdaa'jh
Rhymescounterespionage ... raj: 8 rhymes with aajh...
English > dodge: 6 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived / contrived to deceive or evade.
Synonymscontrivance, stratagem
NarrowerplantSomething planted secretly for discovery by another
pump-and-dump schemeAn illegal scheme for making money by manipulating stock prices
wangle, wanglingAn instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery
Broaderscheme, strategyAn elaborate and systematic plan of action
Spanishestratagema
Adjectivesdodgymarked by skill in deception
English > dodge: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA quick evasive movement.
BroaderevasionThe act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver
Catalanevasió
Verbsdodgemake a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid
English > dodge: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery.
Synonymsdodging, scheme
Broaderfalsehood, falsity, untruthA false statement
Spanishregate
Catalancapgirada
Verbsdodgeavoid / avoid or try to avoid / avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
English > dodge: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningmake a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The child dodged the teacher's blow"
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanisheludir, esquivar, evitar
Catalaneludir, escapolir-se, esquitllar-se, esquivar, evitar, fintar, regatejar
Nounsdodgea quick evasive movement
English > dodge: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"the pickpocket dodged through the crowd"
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
English > dodge: 6 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningavoid / avoid or try to avoid / avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He dodged the issue"
Synonymshedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, duck, sidestep
NarrowerbegDodge, avoid answering, or take for granted
quibbleEvade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections
BroaderavoidStay clear from
Spanisheludir, esquivar, evadir, evitar, rehuir
Catalandefugir, eludir, esquivar, evadir, evitar
Nounsdodgea statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
dodgera shifty deceptive person
dodgingnonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do
dodgingdeliberately avoiding / avoiding

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