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Pronunciation of Elude: Learn how to pronounce Elude in English correctly

Learn how to say Elude correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word elude:

[with object]
1escape from or avoid (a danger, enemy, or pursuer), typically in a skilful or cunning way:
he tried to elude the security men by sneaking through a back door
avoid compliance with (a law or penalty):
we need to ensure that bad cases do not elude tough penalties
2(of an achievement or something desired) fail to be attained by (someone):
sleep still eluded her
(of an idea or fact) fail to be understood or remembered by (someone):
the logic of this eluded most people


Pronunciation: /-ʒ(ə)n/


mid 16th century (in the sense ‘delude, baffle’): from Latin eludere, from e- (variant of ex-) ‘out, away from’ + ludere ‘to play’