1. surround so as to force to give up

Similar word(s): beleaguer, besiege, surround

Definition categories: competition, assail, attack

2. beat through cleverness and wit

Similar word(s): beat, outfox, outsmart, outwit, overreach

Definition categories: competition, exceed, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surmount, surpass

3. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

Similar word(s): dodge, duck, elude, evade, fudge, hedge, parry, sidestep, skirt

Definition categories: communication, avoid