1 deliberately vague or ambiguous; "his answers were brief, constrained and evasive"; "an evasive statement"
2 avoiding or escaping from difficulty or danger especially enemy fire; "pilots are taught to take evasive action"
3 skillful at eluding capture; "a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline [syn: elusive]
Tending to avoid speaking openly or making revelations about oneself
Directed towards avoidance or escape; evasive action
- Finnish: väistö-
- Feminine plural form of evasivo
Evasion is the act of avoiding something.
It may refer to:
- Evasion (law), to avoid government mandate through specious means (tax evasion, for example)
- Evasion (book), a zine-turned-book published by CrimethInc., an anarchist group
- Evasion (Objectivism), refusal to think on or accept the consequences of a line of thought
- Evasion (Ethics)
- Citroën Evasion, a car
evasive in German: Evasion
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