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 for dodge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dodge \Dodge\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dodged; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Dodging.] [Of uncertain origin: cf. dodder, v., daddle,
     dade, or dog, v. t.]
     1. To start suddenly aside, as to avoid a blow or a missile;
        to shift place by a sudden start. --Milton.
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     2. To evade a duty by low craft; to practice mean shifts; to
        use tricky devices; to play fast and loose; to quibble.
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              Some dodging casuist with more craft than sincerity.
                                                    --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dodge \Dodge\, v. t.
     1. To evade by a sudden shift of place; to escape by starting
        aside; as, to dodge a blow aimed or a ball thrown.
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     2. Fig.: To evade by craft; as, to dodge a question; to dodge
        responsibility. [Colloq.] --S. G. Goodrich.
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     3. To follow by dodging, or suddenly shifting from place to
        place. --Coleridge.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dodge \Dodge\, n.
     The act of evading by some skillful movement; a sudden
     starting aside; hence, an artful device to evade, deceive, or
     cheat; a cunning trick; an artifice. [Colloq.]
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           Some, who have a taste for good living, have many
           harmless arts, by which they improve their banquet, and
           innocent dodges, if we may be permitted to use an
           excellent phrase that has become vernacular since the
           appearance of the last dictionaries.     -- Thackeray.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dodge
      n 1: an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or
           evade; "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us
           off the track" [syn: contrivance, stratagem, dodge]
      2: a quick evasive movement
      3: a statement that evades the question by cleverness or
         trickery [syn: dodge, dodging, scheme]
      v 1: make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid;
           "The child dodged the teacher's blow"
      2: move to and fro or from place to place usually in an
         irregular course; "the pickpocket dodged through the crowd"
      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" [syn:
         hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry,
         elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  279 Moby Thesaurus words for "dodge":
     about the bush, action, ad hoc measure, answer, around the bush,
     art, artful dodge, artifice, avoid, avoidance, avoiding reaction,
     back and fill, bag of tricks, ballot-box stuffing, be stuck-up,
     beat about, beat around, beg the question, bicker, blench, blind,
     blink, bluff, bob, boggle, bosey, bunco, cardsharping,
     carefully ignore, catch, cavil, cheat, cheating, chicane,
     chicanery, choplogic, chouse, circumvention, cold-shoulder,
     conspiracy, contrivance, countermove, coup, course of action,
     cozenage, craft, cringe, curve, curve-ball, cut a corner,
     cut corners, cute trick, dart, deceit, deceive, deception,
     defense mechanism, demarche, design, device, diddle, diddling,
     dirty deal, dirty trick, dishonesty, dog it, double-talk,
     draw back, duck, duck duty, effort, elude, elusion, elusiveness,
     equivocate, equivocation, escape, evade, evade the issue, evasion,
     evasive action, evasiveness, expedient, fade, fakement, fall back,
     fallback, fast deal, feint, fence, fetch, ficelle, fight shy of,
     finesse, fishy transaction, flam, flimflam, flinch, forbearance,
     forestalling, forestallment, fraud, fraudulence, fraudulency,
     fudge, gambit, game, gerrymandering, get out of, getting around,
     gimmick, goldbrick, goof off, googly, graft, grift, gyp, gyp joint,
     hang back, hedge, hem and haw, hocus-pocus, hold aloof,
     hum and haw, illicit business, imposition, imposture,
     improvisation, intrigue, jesuitism, jib, jink, joker, juggle,
     jugglery, jury-rig, jury-rigged expedient, keep aloof, knavery,
     last expedient, last resort, last shift, little game, machination,
     makeshift, malinger, maneuver, means, measure, mince the truth,
     mince words, move, move aside, mystify, neutrality, nitpick,
     nonintervention, noninvolvement, not pull fair, obscure, palter,
     parry, pass, pass over, pass over lightly, pick nits, pis aller,
     plan, plot, ploy, prevaricate, prevarication, prevention,
     pull away, pull back, pullback, pullout, pussyfoot, put off, quail,
     quibble, quiddity, quillet, quip, quirk, quodlibet, racket, recoil,
     red herring, reel back, refraining, resort, resource, retreat,
     ruse, scam, scamp, scheme, scurvy trick, shake-up, sheer off,
     shift, shift off, shirk, short-circuit, shrink, shrink back,
     shuffle, shun, shunning, shunting off, shy, shy away, shy off,
     sidestep, sidestepping, sidetracking, skim, skim over,
     skim the surface, skimp, skip over, skirt, skulk, slack, sleight,
     sleight of hand, sleight-of-hand trick, slide, slide out of,
     slight, slip, slip out of, slubber over, slur, slur over,
     sneak out of, soldier, solution, split hairs, stand aloof,
     start aside, start back, steer clear of, step, step aside, stopgap,
     stratagem, strategy, stroke, stroke of policy, subterfuge, swerve,
     swindle, tactic, temporary expedient, tergiversate, the runaround,
     touch upon, touch upon lightly, trick, trickery, trump, turn aside,
     twist and turn, veer, waffle, ward off, weasel, weasel out, weave,
     welsh, wheeze, wile, wily device, wince, working hypothesis,
     working proposition, zigzag
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Dodge -- U.S. County in Minnesota
     Population (2000):    17731
     Housing Units (2000): 6642
     Land area (2000):     439.503610 sq. miles (1138.309077 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.122117 sq. miles (0.316282 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    439.625727 sq. miles (1138.625359 sq. km)
     Located within:       Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
     Location:             44.028165 N, 92.836351 W
     Headwords:
      Dodge
      Dodge, MN
      Dodge County
      Dodge County, MN
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Dodge -- U.S. County in Nebraska
     Population (2000):    36160
     Housing Units (2000): 15468
     Land area (2000):     534.394266 sq. miles (1384.074735 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    9.529497 sq. miles (24.681283 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    543.923763 sq. miles (1408.756018 sq. km)
     Located within:       Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
     Location:             41.521339 N, 96.587577 W
     Headwords:
      Dodge
      Dodge, NE
      Dodge County
      Dodge County, NE
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Dodge -- U.S. County in Wisconsin
     Population (2000):    85897
     Housing Units (2000): 33672
     Land area (2000):     882.280970 sq. miles (2285.097125 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    24.706826 sq. miles (63.990382 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    906.987796 sq. miles (2349.087507 sq. km)
     Located within:       Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
     Location:             43.414410 N, 88.705036 W
     Headwords:
      Dodge
      Dodge, WI
      Dodge County
      Dodge County, WI
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Dodge -- U.S. County in Georgia
     Population (2000):    19171
     Housing Units (2000): 8186
     Land area (2000):     500.286192 sq. miles (1295.735235 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    2.882341 sq. miles (7.465229 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    503.168533 sq. miles (1303.200464 sq. km)
     Located within:       Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
     Location:             32.180813 N, 83.166914 W
     Headwords:
      Dodge
      Dodge, GA
      Dodge County
      Dodge County, GA
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Dodge, NE -- U.S. village in Nebraska
     Population (2000):    700
     Housing Units (2000): 300
     Land area (2000):     0.398019 sq. miles (1.030864 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.398019 sq. miles (1.030864 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            13295
     Located within:       Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
     Location:             41.721638 N, 96.879682 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     68633
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Dodge, NE
      Dodge
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Dodge, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota
     Population (2000):    125
     Housing Units (2000): 73
     Land area (2000):     0.467610 sq. miles (1.211105 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.467610 sq. miles (1.211105 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            19820
     Located within:       North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
     Location:             47.305706 N, 102.203713 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     58625
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Dodge, ND
      Dodge
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Dodge, OK -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Oklahoma
     Population (2000):    96
     Housing Units (2000): 34
     Land area (2000):     6.578013 sq. miles (17.036974 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    6.578013 sq. miles (17.036974 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            21020
     Located within:       Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
     Location:             36.578738 N, 94.652037 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Dodge, OK
      Dodge
  

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