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

1 sense of sidestep

Sense 1
sidestep -- (a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing))
       => step -- (the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down; "he walked with unsteady steps")

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

1 sense of sidestep

Sense 1
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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