Definition of 'elude'
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Surely this was the foot of the unique woman who had so long eluded him. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)The parrot had still eluded capture on the morning of her wedding. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet still one part eludes her. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The definitive explanation still eludes us. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)So happiness is good for you - yet it still eludes all too many of us. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But a second Derby still eluded him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet he still eluded capture. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Live specimens still elude researchers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He eluded capture many times. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Fifth place was the best on offer in Korea and victories still elude the Finn. Times, Sunday Times (2012)HE eluded capture for 43 years. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Used Occasionally. elude is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'elude'
British English: elude VERB
If something that you want eludes you, you fail to obtain it.
Sleep eluded her.
Definition of elude from the Collins English Dictionary
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