eluding eluding  /ɪ ˈlu dɪŋ/


  • (n) the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)



  1. The immune system is good at battling most diseases, but cancer is equally good at eluding our defenses.
  2. The immune system is very good at battling most diseases, but cancer is equally good at eluding our defenses.
  3. To further increase their chances of eluding capture and to protect their families, the members of a cell based west of Fallujah, says the aide, never sleep at home.


  1. Pennridge area police reports: Week of June 9

    Fleeing & eluding police Charges of fleeing and eluding police are being filed against Wesley Angelo Niles, 45, of Quakertown, after a speeding violation and other traffic violations, including failing to stop at a red light, at Route 309 and Lawn Avenue in West Rockhill about 9:58 a.m. May 27, Pennsylvania State Police at Dublin said.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Perkasie News-Herald

  2. Waynesboro Woman Faces Felony Eluding, DUI Charges

    Deborah Cumberland, 53, faces a slew of charges, including felony eluding and driving under the influence after what police describe as a wild and dangerous ride around town.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC 29 Charlottesville

  3. Fleeing vehicle reaches 130 mph

    A car eluding Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office deputies reached speeds of 130 mph on Interstate 43 and ended up in a ditch in Brown County early Tuesday morning.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter


  1. "We had opportunities again, and we weren't able to cash in," Hurdle said. "That complete game is still eluding us in all facets."
    on May 16, 2008 By: Clint Hurdle Source: USA Today

  2. "What's good is we're winning close ball games," said Cubs manager Lou Piniella. "Early in the year this type of game was eluding us. These are good confidence boosters."
    on May 4, 2007 By: Lou Piniella Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "Kony was the only serious obstacle to a final peace agreement. Our people are ready to sign any time, but Kony is the one who has been eluding us," Kutesa said.
    on Nov 27, 2008 By: Sam Kutesa Source: Afrique en ligne

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