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Circumvent

Synonyms for circumvent:

Sense 1

pass by, stay away, circumnavigate.

Sense 2

burke, shave, detour, eschew.

Sense 7

round.

Sense 9

range.

Sense 15

pass.

Sense 16

clear.

avoid

bypass, stay away.

deceive

outwit.

hinder

baffle.

impede

trammel.

lam

get away.

mislead

deceive.

outwit

outsmart.

preclude

prevent.

put-off

put off.

Sense 1 (noun)

encircle.

Sense 2 (noun)

clear, shave, pass, deceive, range, pass by.

Sense 4 (noun)

burke, eschew.

circumvent (noun)

duck, beleaguer, besiege, elude, outfox, parry, overreach, surround, sidestep, hedge, evade, outsmart, outwit, put off, hem in, beat, dodge, fudge, skirt.

avoid (verb)

avoid, decline, bypass, shirk, dodge, avert, shun, sidestep, escape, duck, shrink, elude, skip, abstain, evade, recoil.

escape (verb)

emigrate, get away, break out.

fool, mislead (verb)

circumnavigate, shun, prevent, skirt, bypass, escape, overreach, deceive, elude, avoid, evade, dodge, outwit, beat, bilk, sidestep, detour.

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