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Definition of Avoid

Avoid

  1. To empty.
  2. To emit or throw out; to void; as, to avoid excretions.
  3. To quit or evacuate; to withdraw from.
  4. To make void; to annul or vacate; to refute.
  5. To keep away from; to keep clear of; to endeavor no to meet; to shun; to abstain from; as, to avoid the company of gamesters.
  6. To get rid of.
  7. To defeat or evade; to invalidate. Thus, in a replication, the plaintiff may deny the defendant's plea, or confess it, and avoid it by stating new matter.
  8. To retire; to withdraw.
  9. To become void or vacant.
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Avoid Translations

avoid in Afrikaans is vermy
avoid in Dutch is mijden, uit de weg gaan, ontwijken
avoid in German is meide, vermeiden, vermeiden
avoid in Italian is evitare
avoid in Latin is parco, caveo
avoid in Portuguese is evite, evitar
avoid in Spanish is rehuir, evitar