Definition of Avoidance:

  1. The action of repudiating, nullifying, or rendering void a decree or contract.

  2. The action of keeping away from or not doing something.

  3. Escapement from a liability or obligation generally through ingenious and (unlike evasion) legal means, such as tax avoidance.

Synonyms of Avoidance

Encratism, Friday, Lenten fare, Pythagoreanism, Pythagorism, Rechabitism, Shakerism, Spartan fare, Stoicism, Abstainment, Abstemiousness, Abstention, Abstinence, Asceticism, Banyan day, Celibacy, Chastity, Continence, Cringe, Dodge, Duck, Elusion, Eschewal, Evasion, Fallback, Fast, Fish day, Flinch, Fruitarianism, Gymnosophy, Nephalism, Plain living, Pullback, Pullout, Recoil, Refraining, Refrainment, Retreat, Runaround, Sexual abstinence, Shunning, Shy, Sidestep, Sidestepping, Simple diet, Spare diet, Teetotalism, The pledge, Total abstinence, Vegetarianism, Wince

How to use Avoidance in a sentence?

  1. One third of cancer deaths could be prevented by avoidance of smoking.
  2. Insurance underwriters could not rely on non-disclosure to justify avoidance of the contract.

Meaning of Avoidance & Avoidance Definition