(v. i.) To start suddenly aside, as to avoid a blow or a missile; to shift place by a sudden start.
(v. i.) To evade a duty by low craft; to practice mean shifts; to use tricky devices; to play fast and loose; to quibble.
(v. t.) To evade by a sudden shift of place; to escape by starting aside; as, to dodge a blow aimed or a ball thrown.
(v. t.) Fig.: To evade by craft; as, to dodge a question; to dodge responsibility.
(v. t.) To follow by dodging, or suddenly shifting from place to place.
(n.) 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.
(1) Don was racing the Dodge through the Bonneville Salt Flats , where Gary Gabelich had just (on 23 October) broken the land-speed record.
(2) Train companies are making passengers pay disproportionate penalties for having the wrong ticket and criminalising people who have no intention of dodging fares, a government watchdog has warned.
(3) Eric King, deputy director of PI, said: "More than a year after Snowden, the British government continues to dodge the question of just how integrated the operations of GCHQ and NSA truly are.
(4) End diastolic and systolic volume and ejection fractions were calculated by two methods (Ahlberg and Dodge).
(5) The effects of electroconvulsive shock (ECS) on spatial memory first reported by Shavalia, Dodge, and Beatty (1981, Behavioral and Neural Biology, 31, 261-273) were systematically replicated in two experiments.
(6) But another worry, says Dodge, is that the price of Iraq's freedom will turn out to be an authoritarian political system.
(7) We have so much work to do to bridge the gulf and, at the moment, the sector finds it easier to dodge the issue than tackle it head on."
(8) "This would require them to prove that YouView is dominant, which could be tricky, given the state of the market," said Becket McGrath, a partner at law firm Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.
(9) The increase in electricity prices over the past 12 months is the lowest since September 2007, and taking away the fourth quarter, affected by the introduction of the carbon price, the trend is clearly towards lower rises in the future: The Liberal party, by virtue of being in opposition from 2007 to 2013, dodged the big bullet of electricity prices.
(10) The candidate was crushed with just 4.9% of the vote and was forced to dodge Sydney Leathers, a woman who said she had received sexual messages from him, while giving his concession speech.
(11) We all have plenty to fear | Jonathan Freedland Read more On Tuesday, the Times headlined its editorial about the election “Tough Choice”, as if the decision between a woman who used the wrong email server and a racist, sexist, tax-dodging bully wasn’t, in fact, the easiest choice in the world.
(12) "But we will not tolerate abuse of the system by people trying to dodge their tax obligations."
(13) You have somebody that’s gonna run this country right, and I would be willing to bet – because I think this is one of the great cities, one of the most beautiful cities in the world – and you have a great leader now, you have a great president, you have a tough president.” He had dodged and also praised his host.
(14) David Cameron has dodged an imminent revolt by 60 Tory backbenchers over the lifting of border controls on Bulgarians and Romanians, as the government revealed that the immigration bill would be delayed until the new year.
(15) On saying this, I don’t close my eyes to the endemic corruption and tax-dodging in Greece (nor indeed, does the outsiders’ movement Syriza, which came to power campaigning against just these vices).
(16) "This depressing morning has now got me questioning my pitiful existence," sobs James Dodge.
(17) This guy can buy silence, but that isn't offered to most people who are caught fare dodging."
(18) "Tax dodging is not easily defeated, so companies should be required to report additional information like sales volumes, assets and profits to put their payments into context.
(19) Aims In 2013 our campaign achieved commitments from the UK government at the G8 for action on tax dodging .
(20) Full-blooded hypothecation would in theory dodge some of these weaknesses.
(a.) To shun; to avoid, as something wrong, or from a feeling of distaste; to keep one's self clear of.
(a.) To escape from; to avoid.
(1) He is a man who eschews personal publicity and interviews, prompting him to be once described as Britain's answer to the late Howard Hughes, though his love of a night out proves he is no recluse.
(2) In line with his modest and humble public image, Francis exhibits a strong taste for Italian neorealist cinema, which eschewed Hollywood razzle-dazzle and told morally powerful stories set among the working class.
(3) While each is moving forward to develop strategies and programs suited to its circumstances, all eschew the bunker mentality that comes to mind in tough times.
(4) He sais: This is the key proposal and it eschews the learning from all other governance models outside those of the Plc.
(5) First off, unlike Bob Bradley, Klinsmann has favored a 4-3-2-1 Christmas tree formation that eschews width for possession.
(6) LGBT-friendly cities, hotels, restaurants and clubs: readers’ travel tips Read more Some 60,000 people descend on the spa town of Lisdoonvarna every year in September and October, eschewing dating apps and Match.com for a more traditional, personal approach.
(7) A native Chicagoan and Harvard graduate, Garland excelled in private law but chose to eschew fat salaries for the less lucrative but arguably more exciting world of public criminal prosecutions.
(8) Curettage with examination of curettings or documentation of falling hCG can be used to prevent unnecessary laparoscopies in patients undergoing spontaneous abortions and can make possible definitive diagnosis and medical treatment of EP completely eschewing anesthesia and surgery.
(9) Eschewing the usual political reactions, Mensch issued a press release.
(10) Without legislation to back this up, however, too many will eschew their moral responsibilities.
(11) The current assumption seems to be that the world can have a rising population, ever-higher per capita meat consumption, devote less land to food production to help hit climate change targets and eschew the advances in science that might increase yields.
(12) Secondly, the problems concerning usage of embryologic terms can be easily circumvented by eschewing all embryologic considerations in naming these malformations.
(13) This essay eschews reductionist, dualist, and identity-theory attempts to resolve this problem, and offers an ontology--"monistic dual-aspect interactionism"--for the biopsychosocial model.
(14) Most of Chibana's music eschews the sanshin and other traditional instruments, but his background looms large, he said.
(15) Opinion polls suggest Obama's campaign promise to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan remains popular among the US public, but his last-minute decision to eschew military intervention in Syria and apparent impotence in the face of Russian aggression in Crimea are giving growing ammunition to conservative critics who say US deterrence has lost credibility and will herald a new era of instability in the world.
(16) He could even eschew both sides and sit his party on the crossbenches.
(17) David Alexander, analyst at retail researcher Conlumino, applauded Primark’s strategy of focusing on “one corner of the USA, eschewing prime locations like Manhattan, to ensure that it meets consumer expectations in the States head-on before rolling out nationwide”.
(18) And beautiful Beyoncé tells us that since becoming a mother, she eschews big primping routines, opting for "no make-up, just sunglasses and lip gloss".
(19) It's impossible to imagine, say, a believable political drama coming out this autumn that eschews ferocious use of Twitter; anything scheduled for spring that doesn't foreguess the next big "phone thing".
(20) The film-maker has already signalled he will eschew the CGI-generated environments seen in the unloved prequel series of movies in favour of real sets.