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To make a circle around; enclose within a circle; surround
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  1. To make a circle around; enclose within a circle; surround
  2. To form a circle around; surround:
To form a circle or ring around; encircle.
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  1. To form a circle or ring around; encircle.
  2. To include within its scope; to circumscribe or go round so as to surround; to enclose; to contain.
  3. To contain; include
To catch in or as in a trap
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  1. To catch in or as in a trap
  2. To lure into danger, difficulty, or a compromising situation.
  3. (--- Law) To induce (someone) into performing an otherwise uncontemplated criminal act for the sole purpose of providing the basis for a prosecution.
(Archaic) To be more intelligent than
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  1. (Archaic) To be more intelligent than
  2. To surpass in cleverness or cunning; outsmart:
  3. To get the better of; to outsmart, to beat in a competition of wits.
To deceive or swindle
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  1. To deceive or swindle
  2. To cheat or deceive or to practice trickery or deception.
  1. To duplicate.
  2. To deceive (an unwary person).
  3. To swindle, deceive, or trick.
To avoid (a blow, for example) by moving or shifting quickly aside.
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  1. To avoid (a blow, for example) by moving or shifting quickly aside.
  2. (Photog.) To lighten an area on (a print) to achieve a shading effect by blocking light in selected areas during an exposure, as in enlargement
  3. To blunt or reduce the intensity of (a section of a photograph) by shading during the printing process.
To escape detection, notice, or understanding by
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  1. To escape detection, notice, or understanding by
  2. To escape the memory or understanding of:
  3. To avoid or escape from by quickness, cunning, etc.; evade
To go around instead of through; use a bypass to avoid
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  1. To go around instead of through; use a bypass to avoid
  2. To channel (piped liquid, for example) through a bypass.
  3. To furnish with a bypass
To channel (piped liquid, for example) through a bypass.
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  1. To channel (piped liquid, for example) through a bypass.
  2. To avoid an obstacle by using an alternative channel, passage, or route.
  3. To go around instead of through; use a bypass to avoid
To sail or fly around (the earth, an island, etc.)
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  1. To sail or fly around (the earth, an island, etc.)
To direct or send on a detour.
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  1. To direct or send on a detour.
  2. To go around or avoid by using a detour; bypass
  3. To cause to go by way of a detour
To avoid (something controversial, difficult, etc.)
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  1. To avoid (something controversial, difficult, etc.)
  2. To lie along or form the edge of; border:
  3. To pass around rather than across or through:
To prevent from happening:
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  1. To prevent from happening:
  2. To stay clear of; go around or away from:
  3. To refrain from using, engaging in, or partaking of:
To execute (someone) by suffocation so as to leave the body intact and suitable for dissection.
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  1. To execute (someone) by suffocation so as to leave the body intact and suitable for dissection.
  2. To get rid of quietly; evade or suppress, as a parliamentary bill, discussion, etc.
  3. To avoid; disregard:
To ignore, fail to consult, etc.
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  1. To ignore, fail to consult, etc.
  2. To go around instead of through; use a bypass to avoid
  3. To avoid an obstacle by using an alternative channel, passage, or route.
To use tricks, deceits, or evasions; be shifty
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  1. To use tricks, deceits, or evasions; be shifty
  2. To avoid (a blow, etc.) by moving or shifting quickly aside
  3. To avoid meeting
To lower quickly, especially so as to avoid something:
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  1. To lower quickly, especially so as to avoid something:
  2. (Slang) To move (in or out) quickly
  3. (Informal) To avoid or evade
To evade or escape from, as by daring, cleverness, or skill:
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  1. To evade or escape from, as by daring, cleverness, or skill:
  2. To escape detection, notice, or understanding by
  3. To avoid or escape from by quickness, cunning, etc.; evade
To manage to keep away from; avoid
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  1. To manage to keep away from; avoid
  2. To break loose from confinement; get free:
  3. To avoid a serious or unwanted outcome:
To refrain from (doing something).
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  1. To refrain from (doing something).
  2. To keep away from (something harmful or disliked); shun; avoid; abstain from
  3. To avoid using, accepting, participating in, or partaking of:
To avoid doing or answering directly; get around; get out of
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  1. To avoid doing or answering directly; get around; get out of
  2. To avoid complying with or fulfilling:
  3. To avoid or escape from by deceit or cleverness; elude
To refuse to accept socially; avoid having social contact with:
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  1. To refuse to accept socially; avoid having social contact with:
  2. To keep away from; avoid scrupulously or consistently, often, specif., as a practice by a group against a co-worker, coreligionist, etc. who has fallen out of favor
  3. To avoid, especially persistently.
Find another word for circumvent. In this page you can discover 35 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for circumvent, like: evade, encircle, encompass, entrap, outwit, trick, dupe, dodge, elude, bypass and surround.