Evade vs Eschew - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between evade and eschew
is that evade
is to get away from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly; as, to evade a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to evade the force of an argument while eschew
is (formal) to avoid; to shun, to shy away from.
To get away from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly; as, to evade a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to evade the force of an argument.
To escape; to slip away; — sometimes with from.
- The heathen had a method, more truly their own, of evading the Christian miracles. — .
- Evading from perils. — .
To attempt to escape; to practice artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding.
- Unarmed they might / Have easily, as spirits evaded swift / By quick contraction or remove. — .
- ''The ministers of God are not to evade and take refuge any of these ... ways. — .
(formal) To avoid; to shun, to shy away from.
* The verb is not normally applied to the avoidance or shunning of a person or physical object, but rather, only to the avoidance or shunning of an idea, concept, or other intangible.
*: What cannot be eschew’d must be embrac’d.
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*: He could afford no servants, and would admit but few visitors to his absolute solitude; eschewing close friendships and receiving his rare acquaintances in one of the three ground-floor rooms which he kept in order.