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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.
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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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