avoid

suomi-englanti sanakirja

avoid englannista suomeksi

  1. välttää

  2. karttaa, vältellä

  1. Verbi

  2. välttää, karttaa, väistää

  3. hylätä

avoid englanniksi

  1. to try not to meet or communicate with (a person); to shun

  2. to make sth miss s.o.; to give way

  3. ''I avoided the slap easily. I avoided meeting my ex.''

  4. to keep away from; to keep clear of; to stay away from

  5. ''I try to avoid the company of gamblers.''

  6. 1637, (w), ''(w)'', London: Humphrey Robinson, p. 13,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A07555.0001.001

  7. What need a man forestall his date of griefe
    And run to meet what he would most avoid?
  8. 1848, (w), ''(w)'', Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, Volume 3, Chapter 13, p. 309,https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008006648

  9. He still hoped that he might be able to win some chiefs who remained neutral; and he carefully avoided every act which could goad them into open hostility.
  10. {{quote-journal|en|date=June 19, 2012|author=Phil McNulty|work=BBC Sport

  11. To try not to do something or to have something happen

  12. 1953, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Laurel, 1985, Part One, p. 20,https://archive.org/details/gotellitonmounta000bald

  13. Then he realized, by the immobility of the other children and by the way they avoided looking at him, that it was he who was selected for punishment.
  14. To make empty; to clear.

  15. (circa), ''(w)'', Ecclesiasticus 13:6:

  16. If thou haue, he shal lyue with thee, and auoide thee out ; and he shal not sorewen vpon thee.
  17. To make void, to annul; to refute (especially a contract).

  18. 1395, ''(w)'', (w) 3:17,https://www.studylight.org/desk/index.cgi?rq=47003&t1=en_wyc

  19. But Y seie, this testament is confermed of God; the lawe that was maad after foure hundrid and thritti yeer, makith not the testament veyn to auoide awei the biheest.
  20. 1596, (w), ''A View of the State of Ireland'', Dublin: John Morrisson, 1809, reprint of the 1633 edition, p. 233,https://archive.org/details/viewofstateofire00spenuoft

  21. (..) how can those graunts of the Kings be avoyded, without wronging of those lords, which had those lands and lordships given them?
  22. To defeat or evade; to invalidate.

  23. 1769, (w), ''(w)'', Dublin: John Exshaw ''et al.'', 4th edition, 1771, Volume 3, Chapter 20, p. 310,https://archive.org/details/commentariesonla713blac

  24. (..) in an action for trespassing upon land whereof the plaintiff is seised, if the defendant shews a title to the land by descent, and that therefore he had a right to enter, and gives colour to the plaintiff, the plaintiff may either traverse and totally deny the fact of the descent; or he may confess and avoid it, by replying, that true it is that such descent happened, but that since the descent the defendant himself demised the lands to the plaintiff for term of life.
  25. To emit or throw out; to void.

  26. 1577, (w) (translator), ''The History of Trauayle in the West and East Indies'' ''De Orbo Novo'', Decades 1-3 by (w), London, “Of the ordinary nauigation from Spayne to the west Indies,” p. 224b,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A20049.0001.001

  27. (..) the citie of ''Memi'', where is a great Caue or Denne, in the whiche is a spryng or fountayne that contynually auoydeth a great quantitie of ''Bitumen'' (..)
  28. 1646, (w), ''(w)'', London: E. Dod, Book 3, Chapter 13, p. 136,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A29861.0001.001

  29. (..) a Toad pisseth not, nor doe they containe those urinary parts which are found in other animals, to avoid that serous excretion (..)
  30. To leave, evacuate; to leave as empty, to withdraw or come away from.

  31. (RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr):

  32. Anone they encountred to gyders / and he with the reed shelde smote hym soo hard that he bare hym ouer to the erthe / There with anone came another Knyght of the castel / and he was smyten so sore that he auoyded his fadel
  33. 1565, (w) (translator), ''(w). Compiled by (w), Englishman'', Antwerp, Book 5, Chapter 20, pp. 178b-179,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A07396.0001.001

  34. (..) the bishop commaunded al to auoide the chambre for an houre, and beganne to talke after this manner to his chaplin (..)
  35. 1587, (w) ''et al.'', ''(w)'', “(w),” p. 202,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A68202.0001.001

  36. This yeare also was a proclamation made in London, and throughout all the realme, that all strangers should auoid the land before the feast of saint Michaell then next following except those that came with merchandize.
  37. 1627, (w), ''(w)'', London, c. 1658, p. 7,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A28291.0001.001

  38. Whereupon six of us only stayed, and the rest avoided the Room.
  39. To get rid of.

  40. 1395, ''(w)'', (w) 13:11,https://www.studylight.org/desk/index.cgi?rq=45013&t1=en_wyc

  41. Whanne Y was a litil child, Y spak as a litil child, Y vndurstood as a litil child, Y thouyte as a litil child; but whanne Y was maad a man, Y auoidide tho thingis that weren of a litil child.
  42. 1587, (w) ''et al.'', ''(w)'', “The oration of (w) to the chiefteins of his armie,” p. 756,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A68202.0001.001

  43. (..) expell out of your thoughts all douts, auoid out of your minds all feare; and like valiant champions aduance foorth your standards (..)
  44. (circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act I, Scene 1,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=asyoulikeit&Act=1&Scene=1&Scope=scene

  45. (..) the spirit of my father, which I think is within me, begins to mutiny against this servitude. I will no longer endure it, though yet I know no wise remedy how to avoid it.
  46. To retire; to withdraw, depart, away.

  47. (circa) ''(w) (w)'', (w) 4:8-10,https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Bible_(Tyndale)/MatthewChapter_4

  48. The devyll(..)sayde to hym: all these will I geue ye, if thou wilt faull doune and worship me. Then sayde Iesus unto hym. Avoyd Satan.
  49. (circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act IV, Scene 5,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=coriolanus&Act=4&Scene=5&Scope=scene

  50. Pray you, poor gentleman, take up some other station; here’s no place for you; pray you, avoid:
  51. 1611, ''(w) of the (w)'', (w) 18:11,https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Samuel+18&version=KJV

  52. And Saul cast the javelin; for he said, I will smite David even to the wall with it. And David avoided out of his presence twice.
  53. To become void or vacant.