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From Latin ēlūdō (evade, elude), from ē (out of), short form of ex, + lūdō (play; trick).

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Infinitive
to Elude

Third person singular
Eludes

Simple past
eluded

Past participle
eluded

Present participle
eluding

to Elude (third-person singular simple present Eludes, present participle eluding, simple past and past participle eluded)
  1. (transitive) To evade, or escape from someone or something, especially by using cunning or skill.
    • 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 26.
      Thus the observation of human blindness and weakness is the result of all philosophy, and meets us at every turn, in spite of our endeavours to elude or avoid it.
  2. (transitive) To shake off a pursuer; to give someone the slip.
  3. (transitive) To escape understanding of; to be incomprehensible to.

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elude

  1. Third-person singular present tense of eludere.

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Elude (infinitive eludir)

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of eludir.
  2. informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of eludir.

de:elude fr:elude io:elude it:elude kn:elude ml:elude no:elude ta:elude te:elude vi:elude zh:elude

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