Synonyms for dodge


Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : doj
Phonetic Transcription : dɒdʒ

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Définition of dodge

Origin :
  • "to move to and fro" (especially in an effort to avoid something), 1560s, origin and sense evolution obscure, perhaps akin to Scottish dodd "to jog." Common from early 18c. in figurative sense of "to swindle, to play shifting tricks." Related: Dodged; dodging.
  • noun trick, feint
  • verb avoid
Example sentences :
  • I dodge discrimination, and characterize them en masse by negations.
  • Extract from : « The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862 » by Various
  • Then they may change their idea and be up to some dodge that we can't fathom.
  • Extract from : « Frank Roscoe's Secret » by Allen Chapman
  • He does not shuffle or prevaricate, dodge or skulk; but is honest, upright, and straightforward.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • Mr. Dodge, now is the time to show that your name and nature are not identical.
  • Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • It was Mr. Dodge, begging to be admitted on a matter of business.
  • Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • So I s'pose, sir; nobody is better at guessing and divining than Mr. Dodge.
  • Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • You stick up for the people, Mr. Dodge, or to the old category?
  • Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • I wish, captain, we could make Mr. Dodge a little less of a republican.
  • Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Nor did Mr. Dodge greatly colour the truth in making this statement.
  • Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Mr. Monday and Mr. Dodge were invited by signs to be seated, and refreshments were offered.
  • Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper

Antonyms for dodge

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