Alluding to Danny, alluding to. (since we are doing the word game thing...) verb (used without object), alluded, alluding. 1. to refer casually or indirectly; make an allusion (usually followed by to): He often alluded to his poverty. 2. to contain a casual or indirect reference Eluding is what I do when I leave a receipt for car parts in my pants pocket and my wife finds it... verb (used with object), eluded, eluding. 1. to avoid or escape by speed, cleverness, trickery, etc.; evade: to elude capture.