Dodge

Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

Type of

Avoid

Has types

Beg

Quibble

Derivation

Dodger

Dodging

Examples

He dodged the issue

An elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade

A statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery

A quick evasive movement

Type of

Evasion

Make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid

Type of

Move

Examples

The child dodged the teacher's blow

Move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course

Type of

Move

Examples

The pickpocket dodged through the crowd