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Definition of Dodge

Dodge

  1. To start suddenly aside, as to avoid a blow or a missile; to shift place by a sudden start.
  2. To evade a duty by low craft; to practice mean shifts; to use tricky devices; to play fast and loose; to quibble.
  3. To evade by a sudden shift of place; to escape by starting aside; as, to dodge a blow aimed or a ball thrown.
  4. Fig.: To evade by craft; as, to dodge a question; to dodge responsibility.
  5. To follow by dodging, or suddenly shifting from place to place.
  6. The act of evading by some skillful movement; a sudden starting aside; hence, an artful device to evade, deceive, or cheat; a cunning trick; an artifice.

Dodge Quotations

Sometimes if you want to achieve something great, there will be curveballs. You just have to dodge them every once in a while.
Katy Perry

I have managed to infuriate the bank bosses; acquire a fatwa from the revolutionary guards of the trades union movement; frighten the 'Daily Telegraph' with a progressive graduate payment; and upset very rich people who are trying to dodge British taxes. I must be doing something right.
Vince Cable

Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
Dale Carnegie

There are those who seem to feel they have no choice about being jerks in the present because they had a crappy childhood. Well, that's the definition of childhood; nobody gets out alive. You either get stronger from what you experience, or you turn it into a crutch, an excuse, a dodge.
J. Michael Straczynski

It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.
Josiah Stamp
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Dodge Translations

dodge in German is Trick, Winkelzug, ausweichen
dodge in Norwegian is smette unna
dodge in Spanish is regatear
dodge in Swedish is knep, knyck, kila undan
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