Found 3 items, similar to dodge.
English → Indonesian
alasan, gelek, mengelak, mengelakkan
English → English
n 1: an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or
evade; “his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us
off the track”
2: a quick evasive movement
3: a statement that evades the question by cleverness or
trickery [syn: dodging
v 1: make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid;
“The child dodged the teacher's blow”
2: move to and fro or from place to place usually in an
irregular course; “the pickpocket dodged through the
3: 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
; “he evaded the questions skillfully”
, put off
English → English
, v. t.
1. To evade by a sudden shift of place; to escape by starting
aside; as, to dodge a blow aimed or a ball thrown.
2. Fig.: To evade by craft; as, to dodge a question; to dodge
responsibility. [Colloq.] --S. G. Goodrich.
3. To follow by dodging, or suddenly shifting from place to
The act of evading by some skillful movement; a sudden
starting aside; hence, an artful device to evade, deceive, or
cheat; a cunning trick; an artifice. [Colloq.]
Some, who have a taste for good living, have many
harmless arts, by which they improve their banquet, and
innocent dodges, if we may be permitted to use an
excellent phrase that has become vernacular since the
appearance of the last dictionaries. -- Thackeray.
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dodged
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Of uncertain origin: cf. dodder, v., daddle,
dade, or dog, v. t.]
1. To start suddenly aside, as to avoid a blow or a missile;
to shift place by a sudden start. --Milton.
2. To evade a duty by low craft; to practice mean shifts; to
use tricky devices; to play fast and loose; to quibble.
Some dodging casuist with more craft than sincerity.