Translation of "elude" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ɪˈluːd/ us

formal If something that you want eludes you, you do not succeed in achieving it. to not succeed in achieving something you want

escapar a
The gold medal continues to elude her.
They had minor breakthroughs but real success eluded them.

to not be caught by someone

They eluded the police by fleeing.

(Translation of “elude” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /iˈluːd/

to escape or avoid by quickness or cleverness

eludir, escapar
He eluded his pursuers.

to be too difficult etc for (a person) to understand or remember

The meaning of this poem eludes me.
elusive /-siv/ adjective

escaping or vanishing, often or cleverly

an elusive criminal.

(Translation of “elude” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)