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

3 senses of dodging

Sense 1
evasion, escape, dodging -- (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")
       => negligence, carelessness, neglect, nonperformance -- (failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances)

Sense 2
dodge, dodging, scheme -- (a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery)
       => falsehood, falsity, untruth -- (a false statement)

Sense 3
avoidance, turning away, shunning, dodging -- (deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening)
       => rejection -- (the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection")

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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