Textual thesaurus for "elude"

(verb) hedge, circumvent, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt, dodge, duck, evade, fudge

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 responsibilities; he evaded the questions skillfully

(verb) evade, bilk

escape, either physically or mentally

The thief eluded the police; This difficult idea seems to evade her; The event evades explanation

(verb) escape

be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by

What you are seeing in him eludes me