Noun Definition


1.Definition: a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth

Related Noun(s):equivocation

Category: General

2.Definition: nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do

"His evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible", "That escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"

Related Noun(s):escape

Category: General

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

Category: General

4.Definition: the deliberate act of failing to pay money

"His evasion of all his creditors", "He was indicted for nonpayment"

Related Noun(s):nonpayment

Category: General