evade: Frames file for 'evade' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet entry 52, no other framed members apparently. Comparison with 'avoid'.
Roleset id: evade.01 , stay away from, Source: , vncls: 52, framnet: evade.01: Etymologically, 'evade' and 'avoid' are not related at all. 'Avoid'comes from "to make empty" while 'evade' is 'to go out'. Interestingconvergence, though.
Arg0-PAG: avoider (vnrole: 52-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing avoided (vnrole: 52-Theme)
The company is the subject of a federal grand jury investigation into whether [its officials and its utility subsidiaries]-1 conspired *trace*-1 to cover up their accounting for spare parts *trace*-1 to evade federal income taxes.
federal income taxes
Example: oddly intransitive
He evades and ducks .