- refrain from doing something 2. [v] - stay clear fromFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=avoid
• (a.) To make void; to annul or vacate; to refute. • (a.) To emit or throw out; to void; as, to avoid excretions. • (v. i.) To become void or vacant. • (a.) To get rid of. • (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. • (a.) To defe...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/avoid/
stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; `Her former friends now avoid her`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=avoid
A·void' intransitive verb 1.
To retire; to withdraw. [ Obsolete] « David avoided
out of his presence. 1 Sam. xviii. 11.
» 2. (Law)
To become void or vacant. [ Obsolete] Ayliffe. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/153
A·void' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Avoided ; present participle & verbal noun Avoiding .] [ Old French esvuidier , es (L. ex ) + vuidier , voidier , to empty. See Void , Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/153
1. To empty. ... 2. To emit or throw out; to void; as, to avoid excretions. ... 3. To quit or evacuate; to withdraw from. 'Six of us only stayed, and the rest avoided the room.' (Bacon) ... 4. To make void; to annul or vacate; to refute. 'How can these grants of the king's be avoided?' (Spenser) ... 5. To keep away from; to keep clear of; to endeav...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
avoid 1. To keep away from, to shun. 2. To stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something: 'Her former husband now avoids her.' 3. To prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening: 'If at all possible, we should avoid a confrontation'. 4. To refrain from doing something. 5. To refrain from certain foods or beve...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/3626/
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