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Definition of Elude

Verb: elude  i'lood

  1. Escape, either physically or mentally
    "The thief eluded the police";
    - evade, bilk
     
  2. Be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by
    "What you are seeing in him eludes me";
    - escape
     
  3. Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    "They tend to elude their responsibilities";
    - hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, finesse

See also:
elucubrations
eluded

Anagrams containing the word elude

eleud eelud deelu udeel ludee