dodge

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
dodge

Third-person singular
dodges

Past tense
dodged

Past participle
dodged

Present participle
dodging

  1. To dodge is to move quickly to avoid being hit.
    He had to dodge to the left so the ball missed him.
  2. To dodge is to be clever and cunning to avoid questions.
    The President dodged questions about unemployment during the debate.

Noun[change]

Singular
dodge

Plural
dodges

  1. A dodge is a plan to trick or avoid.
    The investment plan was a dodge to avoid paying tax.

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