• Avoid Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) To make void; to annul or vacate; to refute.
  2. (a.) To emit or throw out; to void; as, to avoid excretions.
  3. (v. i.) To become void or vacant.
  4. (a.) To get rid of.
  5. (a.) 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. (a.) To defeat or evade; to invalidate. Thus, in a replication, the plaintiff may deny the defendants plea, or confess it, and avoid it by stating new matter.
  7. (a.) To empty.
  8. (v. i.) To retire; to withdraw.
  9. (a.) To quit or evacuate; to withdraw from.

Annul, Avert, Debar, Deflect, Invalidate, Nullify, Obviate, Quash, Void,

• Avoiding Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Avoid

• Avoidance Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The act of becoming vacant, or the state of being vacant; -- specifically used for the state of a benefice becoming void by the death, deprivation, or resignation of the incumbent.
  2. (n.) A dismissing or a quitting; removal; withdrawal.
  3. (n.) The act of annulling; annulment.
  4. (n.) The courts by which anything is carried off.
  5. (n.) The act of avoiding or shunning; keeping clear of.

Dodging, Shunning,

• Avoidable Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Capable of being vacated; liable to be annulled or made invalid; voidable.
  2. (a.) Capable of being avoided, shunned, or escaped.

Avertible, Evitable,