dodge dodge  /ˈdɑdʒ/


  1. (n) an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
  2. (n) a quick evasive movement
  3. (n) a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
  4. (v) make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid
  5. (v) move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course
  6. (v) avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

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  • It's dodge ball, believe it or not.


  1. Dodge recalling nearly 13,000 Darts for stalling in cold weather

    Dodge is recalling nearly 13,000 of its compact Dart sedan to correct a problem with stalling in cold weather.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Dodge Avenger Undercuts Kia, Hyundai

    2013 Dodge Avenger is most affordable five-seat mid-size sedan        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Dodge County buys old school in Mantorville

    MANTORVILLE — Dodge County Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a purchase agreement for the old Kasson-Mantorville Intermediate School in Mantorville from Kent and Carole Keller for $595,000
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Post-Bulletin

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  1. "Of course we didn't dodge the mortgage mess," Blankfein wrote in November 2007. "We lost money, then made more than we lost because of shorts (bets against housing)."
    on Apr 24, 2010 By: Lloyd Blankfein Source: Times Online

  2. "We dodged that bullet. But we did not dodge the fracture part of it," Tracy said. "To sit here and try to tell you it's a real box of chocolates, shame on me."
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Jim Tracy Source: The Associated Press

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