Verbal Ability - Antonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Antonyms - Section 1 (Q.No.17)

In the following questions choose the word which is the exact OPPOSITE of the given words.

17. 

EVASIVE

[A]. Free
[B]. Honest
[C]. Liberal
[D]. Frank

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Xyz said: (Jul 4, 2010)  
Evasive means to avoid commitment or self-revelation.
so antonym is : Honest (reveal things oneself)

Sumeet said: (Dec 29, 2010)  
Evasive means equivocating.

Aryan said: (Sep 23, 2011)  
What is evasive ?

Dishonest or something else ?

Ranita said: (Mar 18, 2012)  
I think the answer should b "Frank"
because 'Evasive' means Ambiguous and 'Frank" means
without subtlety or evasion.
Friends, please give me your Suggestions.

Golusingh said: (May 31, 2012)  
EVASIVE means - "not giving a direct answer to a direct question, usually in order to conceal the truth"
so antonym is : Honest..

Suyogbakliwal said: (Jul 22, 2012)  
Agree with ranita.

Satish said: (Aug 7, 2013)  
What is antonym of free, liberal?

Prem Chand said: (Mar 16, 2014)  
Evasive mean dishonest and antonym is honest.

Mani said: (Jun 21, 2014)  
I think answer should be frank or free, because to conceal truth or not speaking directly is conservatives so antonym of conservatives might be free or Frank. Guys do comment on this.

Gohar said: (Apr 28, 2015)  
Evasive mean deliberately vague or ambiguous.

Amrit said: (Jun 10, 2015)  
How to use EVASIVE in a sentence?

Bijan Saha said: (Jun 20, 2016)  
Evasive means not frank. So, the antonym must be Frank.

Prayag Kadam said: (Jun 24, 2016)  
The answer should be frank because evasive means responding indirectly.

Chiranjeet said: (Sep 8, 2016)  
When I check it with Google, it clearly said that the antonym of evasive is frank. Then which one is correct?

Henna said: (Sep 22, 2016)  
I think. It should be Frank.

Farkhanda said: (Nov 21, 2016)  
By Cambridge dictionary, it is clear that the word is used in the sense of giving an answer; evasive (adj. ) is the indirect or unclear manner of answering especially because you do not want to give an honest answer. So I think, the antonym honest is correct.

Vivek said: (Nov 22, 2016)  
Evasive means: tending or seeking to evade that means someone is not free.

So its antonym should be free.

Ganesh said: (Dec 1, 2016)  
Evasive means something which you want to tell or reveal but not directly due to some circumstances or purposely, means you don't want to express frankly. That's why Frank should be the proper antonym.

Satish said: (Mar 30, 2017)  
EVASIVE:- Avoiding or escaping from difficulty or danger especially enemy fire.

Satish Soni said: (Apr 5, 2017)  
EVASIVE:- Avoiding or escaping from difficulty or danger especially enemy fire.

Sweekruti said: (Sep 10, 2017)  
Frank must be the right answer, please make corrections.

Meenakshi said: (Oct 21, 2017)  
D is the right answer.

Ranjit said: (Nov 14, 2017)  
Adjective: evasive.

1. Tending to avoid commitment or self-revelation, especially by responding only indirectly.

"she was evasive about her phone number".

Synonyms: prevaricating, elusive, ambiguous, equivocal, equivocating, indefinite, non-committal, vague, indeterminate, imprecise, inexact, indistinct, inexplicit; More.

Antonyms: frank.

2. Directed towards avoidance or escape.

"they decided to take evasive action".

Synonyms: avoiding, dodging, escaping, eluding, sidestepping.

"they picked the missile up on the radar and had to take evasive action".

Antonyms: direct.

N Jagan said: (Mar 25, 2018)  
I think Frank is the best answer.

Ankita said: (May 5, 2018)  
Honest is the correct answer.

Ankur Rawat said: (Jun 15, 2018)  
Answer should be frank, as evasive means avoid speaking openly.

Anjali said: (Jul 28, 2018)  
I think Frank is the best answer.

Charanya said: (Aug 28, 2018)  
The Answer should be frank.

Neeraja said: (Nov 8, 2018)  
Frank is the right answer.

Tanmay said: (Dec 18, 2018)  
Both frank and honest are antonyms of evasive.

Soundh said: (Feb 16, 2019)  
Answer is Frank.

Vishnu said: (Mar 1, 2019)  
Both Frank and Honest are correct.

Priyanka Mangaraj said: (Jul 12, 2019)  
It should be FRANK.

Naman said: (Jun 25, 2020)  
I think It should be frank.

Avi said: (Oct 21, 2020)  
Should it not be frank?

Jyotsna said: (Apr 22, 2021)  
It should be frank.

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