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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

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

Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge.
Stendhal

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

I'll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most.
George H. W. Bush

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
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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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