Definitions For Elude


  • Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
  • Escape, either physically or mentally
  • Be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by
  • To avoid or escape (someone or something) by being quick, skillful, or clever
  • To fail to be understood or remembered by (someone)
  • To fail to be achieved by (someone)

Is Elude a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Elude is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Elude in a Sentence

  • The killer was able to elude the police.
  • The killer has eluded capture.
  • The cause of the disease continues to elude researchers.

Synonyms for Elude

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