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Meaning of word evasion from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

evasion   noun

Meaning : A statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth.

Synonyms : equivocation

Meaning : The deliberate act of failing to pay money.

Example : His evasion of all his creditors.
He was indicted for nonpayment.

Synonyms : nonpayment

The act of paying money.

defrayal, defrayment, payment

Meaning : Nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do.

Example : His evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible.
That escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive.

Synonyms : dodging, escape

Meaning : The act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver.