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Definition of avoidance:

  1. A dismissing or a quitting; removal; withdrawal.
  2. The act of annulling; annulment.
  3. The act of avoiding or shunning; keeping clear of.
  4. The act of becoming vacant, or the state of being vacant; - specifically used for the state of a benefice becoming void by the death, deprivation, or resignation of the incumbent.
  5. The courts by which anything is carried off.


forbearance, abolition, duck, delay, seek, scheme, refraining, escape mechanism, recoil, slip, invalidation, abrogation, continue, evasive action, passive resistance, go-by, defeasance, eschewal, negation, cancellation, abolishment, voidance, brush, abstention, turning away, annihilation, bypass, shunning, nullification, nonparticipation, dodge, annulment, restraint, temperance, sidestepping, extinguishment, dodging.

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