Synonyms of duck in English:

duck


See definition of duck

verb

1‘the ball passed over the batsman as he ducked’

SYNONYMS
bob down, bend, bend down, bow down, stoop, stoop down, crouch, crouch down, squat, squat down, hunch down, hunker down, sit on one's haunches
cower, cringe, shrink, huddle
North American informal scooch
ANTONYMS

straighten up, stand

2‘she was ducked in the river’

SYNONYMS
dip, dunk, plunge, immerse, submerge, lower, sink

3‘he ducked out of history lessons’

SYNONYMS
shirk, dodge, evade, avoid, steer clear of, run away from, elude, escape, find a way out of, back out of, pull out of, shun, eschew, miss
sidestep, bypass, skirt round, circumvent, give a wide berth to, find a way round, turn one's back on
informal cop out of, get out of, wriggle out of, worm one's way out of
British informal skive, skive off, funk
North American informal cut
Australian, New Zealand informal duck-shove
archaic decline, bilk
ANTONYMS

take part in, face up to