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v. e·vad·ed, e·vad·ing, e·vades
1. To escape or avoid, especially by cleverness or deceit: managed to evade their pursuers; went underground in order to evade arrest.
a. To avoid complying with or fulfilling: evade the draft; evaded any legal responsibility.
b. To fail to make payment of (taxes).
3. To avoid giving a direct answer to: talked at length but evaded the interviewer's question.
4. To be beyond the memory or understanding of: The point of the article evades me.
1. To use cleverness or deceit in avoiding or escaping something.
2. To avoid complying with or fulfilling a requirement.

[French évader, from Latin ēvādere : ē-, ex-, ex- + vādere, to go.]

e·vad′a·ble, e·vad′i·ble adj.
e·vad′er n.
Synonyms: evade, elude, avoid, eschew
These verbs mean to get or stay away from something or someone undesirable. Evade implies adroit maneuvering and sometimes suggests dishonesty or irresponsibility: tried to evade jury duty. To elude is to get away from artfully: eluded their pursuers. Avoid suggests a prudent or deliberate effort to stay away from what is unpleasant, harmful, or disadvantageous: took the back roads to avoid the heavy traffic; followed his doctor's advice to avoid strenuous exercise. Eschew is a formal equivalent of avoid: "Eschew evil, and do good" (King James Bible).


Any person isolated in hostile or unfriendly territory who eludes capture.
References in classic literature ?
Now, she would light upon the shameful spectacle of some desolate creature--or some wretched ragged groups of either sex, or of both sexes, with children among them, huddled together like the smaller vermin for a little warmth--lingering and lingering on a doorstep, while the appointed evader of the public trust did his dirty office of trying to weary them out and so get rid of them.
The Duterte administration has caught the biggest tax evader in the Philippines - namely, tobacco firm Mighty Corp.
Obviously, the Evader and the Defender are on one side, the Pursuer is on the other side.
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If a video camera records a toll evader at one of the 120 toll collection points in Austria, the imposed fine stands at around EUR 220.
Evader noted that Almeida, the company's current president, previously served as president of its Latin American Division.
Any licence evader caught risks a criminal conviction and a fine of up to pounds 1,000, plus court costs.
He said any licence evader caught risked a criminal conviction and a fine of up to pounds 1,000, plus court costs - and they still had to pay for a TV licence.
Any licence evader caught risks a criminal conviction and a fine of up to pounds 1,000 and court costs, not to mention paying for a full television licence which costs pounds 126.
Mary Thomas has produced a nail-biter in telling the story of her brother's six months as an evader in enemy territory.
In fact, we've already filed a case-probably the largest case filed in recent years of [almost] P10 billion against what we suspect is a very large tax evader.
There will also be new civil penalties introduced for those who enable evasion so they will face the same penalty as the tax evader, as well as a public naming and shaming of evaders and those who enable evasion.