Give the slip to - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Give the slip to.

5 letter answer(s) to give the slip to

ELUDE
  1. be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by; "What you are seeing in him eludes me"
  2. Escape notice by
  3. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
  4. escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
EVADE
  1. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
  2. use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid; "The con man always evades"
  3. escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
  4. practice evasion; "This man always hesitates and evades"
  5. Dodges

4 letter answer(s) to give the slip to

LOSE
  1. miss from one's possessions; lose sight of; "I've lost my glasses again!"
  2. fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense; "She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat"
  3. fail to get or obtain; "I lost the opportunity to spend a year abroad"
  4. fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit; "I lost thousands of dollars on that bad investment!"; "The company turned a loss after the first year"
  5. be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in translation"
  6. fail to win; "We lost the battle but we won the war"
  7. retreat
  8. place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses"
  9. suffer the loss of a person through death or removal; "She lost her husband in the war"; "The couple that wanted to adopt the child lost her when the biological parents claimed her"
  10. fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind;

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