Definitions of evasion:
- noun: the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver
- noun: nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do
Example: "His evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"
- noun: the deliberate act of failing to pay money
Example: "His evasion of all his creditors"
- noun: a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
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