An example of evasion is not paying income taxes for ten years.
An example of evasion is purposely being in a different room from your ex-girlfriend at a party.
Other Word Forms
Origin of evasion
- Middle English evasioun from Old French evasion from Late Latin ēvāsiō ēvāsiōn- from Latin ēvāsus past participle of ēvādere to evade evade
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle French évasion, from Late Latin evasionem (accusative of evasio).