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e·lude

elude

 
 
pronunciation:
ih lud
features:
Homophone Note, Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: eludes, eluding, eluded
definition: to get away from or avoid by speed or skill.
I tried to catch the dog, but he eluded me.
synonyms:
evade
similar words:
avoid, dodge, duck, shun, sidestep
derivation: eluder (n.)
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word allude (to mention)? Elude and allude sound alike but have different meanings.
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