Hindi translation of 'avoid'
avoid /əˈvɔɪd अवॉइड्/
Word forms: avoids, avoiding, avoided
1. transitive verb
If you avoid something unpleasant that might happen, you take action in order to prevent it from happening.
...emergency action to avoid a disaster.
Drink lots of water to avoid becoming dehydrated.
carefully/narrowly avoid something
SIMILAR WORDSprevent, stop
2. transitive verb
If you avoid doing something, you make a deliberate effort not to do it.
से परहेज करना
I avoid working in places which are too public.
He ran away to Costa Rica to avoid military service.
avoidance uncountable noun
...tips regarding health maintenance and stress avoidance.
3. transitive verb
If you avoid someone or something, you try not to have contact with them.
की अनदेखा करना
She thought he was trying to avoid her.
4. transitive verb
If a person or vehicle avoids someone or something, they change the direction they are moving in, so that they do not hit them.
When you try not to do something, you say that you avoid doing it, not that you 'avoid to do it'. This leaflet tells you how to avoid getting ill. If you want to suggest that you cannot stop yourself from doing something, you should use the expression can't help. I'm sorry, I can't help being suspicious. Nobody liked her to cough, but she couldn't help it.
We managed to avoid the main roads and the holiday traffic.
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Example Sentences Including 'avoid'
He could not avoid the feeling that someone was watching him.TREASON KEEP (2001)
The smaller man crumpled but managed to scamper across the slick canvas to avoid a clumsy kick to the head.CHAMELEON (2002)
I wouldn't be able to avoid asking where they had gone together, how often, for how long.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
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'avoid' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَتَجَنَّبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: evitar
- Chinese: 避免
- Croatian: izbjegavati
- Czech: vyvarovat se
- Danish: undgå
- Dutch: vermijden
- European Spanish: evitar
- Finnish: välttää
- French: éviter
- German: vermeiden
- Greek: αποφεύγω
- Italian: evitare
- Japanese: 避ける
- Korean: 피하다
- Norwegian: unngå
- Polish: uniknąć unikać
- Portuguese: evitar
- Romanian: a evita
- Russian: избегать
- Spanish: evitar
- Swedish: undvika
- Thai: หลีกเลี่ยง
- Turkish: kaçınmak
- Ukrainian: уникати уникнути
- Vietnamese: tránh
Translation of avoid from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary