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Another word for circumvent

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Verb
  1. To pass around but not through

      1. The part of a garment, such as a dress or coat, that hangs freely from the waist down.
      2. A garment hanging from the waist and worn especially by women and girls.
      3. One of the leather flaps hanging from the side of a saddle.
      1. An argument; a go-round.
      2. An evasive excuse; a runaround.
      1. A roundabout way or course, especially a road used temporarily instead of a main route.
      2. A deviation from a direct course of action.
      3. To go or cause to go by a roundabout way.
      1. to sail or fly around (the earth, an island, etc.)
      1. A highway or section of a highway that passes around an obstructed or congested area.
      2. A pipe or channel used to conduct gas or liquid around another pipe or a fixture.
      3. A means of circumvention.
    See also:

    seek

  2. To keep away from

      1. To avoid using, accepting, engaging in, or partaking of:
      2. To refuse to accept socially; avoid having social contact with:
      3. To stay away from; not go to:
      1. Used other than as an idiom: see get,"Ž around.
      2. To move to the other side of an obstruction.
      3. To come around something.
      1. To escape or avoid, especially by cleverness or deceit:
      2. To avoid complying with or fulfilling:
      3. To fail to make payment of (taxes).
      1. To avoid using, accepting, participating in, or partaking of:
      2. To refrain from (doing something).
      1. To break loose from confinement; get free:
      2. To issue from confinement or enclosure; leak or seep out:
      3. To avoid a serious or unwanted outcome:
      1. To evade or escape from, as by daring, cleverness, or skill:
      2. To escape the memory or understanding of:
      3. To be unnattained by:
      1. Any of various wild or domesticated waterbirds of the family Anatidae, characteristically having a broad flat bill, short legs, and webbed feet.
      2. A female duck.
      3. The flesh of a duck used as food.
      1. To avoid (a blow, for example) by moving or shifting quickly aside.
      2. To evade (an obligation, for example) by cunning, trickery, or deceit:
      3. To blunt or reduce the intensity of (a section of a photograph) by shading during the printing process.
      1. A highway or section of a highway that passes around an obstructed or congested area.
      2. A pipe or channel used to conduct gas or liquid around another pipe or a fixture.
      3. A means of circumvention.
      1. To suppress or extinguish quietly; stifle:
      2. To avoid; disregard:
      3. To execute (someone) by suffocation so as to leave the body intact and suitable for dissection.
      1. To stay clear of; go around or away from:
      2. To take measures so as not to meet or see (someone):
      3. To prevent from happening:

Another word for circumvent

Verb
  1. To go around

      1. To catch in or as if in a trap.
      2. To lure into danger, difficulty, or a compromising situation.
      3. To induce (someone) into performing an otherwise uncontemplated criminal act for the sole purpose of providing the basis for a prosecution.
      1. To form a circle or ring around; encircle.
      2. To enclose; envelop:
      3. To have as part of something larger; include:
      1. To form a circle around; surround:
      2. To move or go around completely; make a circuit of:
    See also:

    surround

  2. To gain an advantage over

    See also:

    deceive

  3. To avoid

      1. A highway or section of a highway that passes around an obstructed or congested area.
      2. A pipe or channel used to conduct gas or liquid around another pipe or a fixture.
      3. A means of circumvention.
      1. To evade or escape from, as by daring, cleverness, or skill:
      2. To escape the memory or understanding of:
      3. To be unnattained by:
      1. To avoid (a blow, for example) by moving or shifting quickly aside.
      2. To evade (an obligation, for example) by cunning, trickery, or deceit:
      3. To blunt or reduce the intensity of (a section of a photograph) by shading during the printing process.