Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dodge

3 senses of dodge

Sense 1
contrivance, stratagem, dodge -- (an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade; "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track")
       => scheme, strategy -- (an elaborate and systematic plan of action)

Sense 2
dodge -- (a quick evasive movement)
       => evasion -- (the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver)

Sense 3
dodge, dodging, scheme -- (a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery)
       => falsehood, falsity, untruth -- (a false statement)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dodge

3 senses of dodge

Sense 1
dodge -- (make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid; "The child dodged the teacher's blow")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 2
dodge -- (move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course; "the pickpocket dodged through the crowd")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 3
hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep -- (avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully")
       => avoid -- (stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her")

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