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There are 3 meanings of the word Elude.

How to pronounce elude:


Elude - as a verb

Escape, either physically or mentally

Example: "The thief eluded the police"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by

Example: "What you are seeing in him eludes me"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

Example: "He dodged the issue"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
circumvent19dodge8duck11evade9fudge10hedge10parry10put offsidestep11skirt9
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Example Sentences

"The suspect managed to elude the police by jumping over a fence."
"The answers to some of life's greatest mysteries continue to elude scientists."
"She tried to catch the butterfly, but it eluded her grasp."
"He always seems to elude capture."
"The elusive criminal managed to elude authorities for years."
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Word Game Points

Is ELUDE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, elude is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

ELUDE has a SCRABBLE points total of 6.

Is ELUDE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, elude is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
ELUDE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 8.

Is ELUDE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, elude is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
ELUDE has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

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