Circumvent synonyms and antonyms

sûr'kəm-vĕnt'

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To go around instead of through; use a bypass to avoid
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To surpass in cleverness or cunning; outsmart:
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To move in a circle around
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To enclose; envelop:
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To manage to avoid something even though it seemed unlikely.
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To evade, or escape from someone or something, especially by using cunning or skill.
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
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To step to one side; take a side step or side steps
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To be present on all or nearly all sides of; encircle
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To refrain from (doing something):
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To confuse so as to keep from understanding or solving; puzzle; confound
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The definition of balk is to stop or hold back from doing something.
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Deceive is defined as to make someone believe something that isn't true.
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To take away or hold back property, rights, etc. from by fraud; cheat
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Detour is defined as to create or go down a route that is different than the usual route.
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To dupe is to trick or deceive someone.
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(--- Law) To induce (someone) into performing an otherwise uncontemplated criminal act for the sole purpose of providing the basis for a prosecution.
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To escape or avoid, especially by cleverness or deceit:
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To foil is defined as to keep something from happening.
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To trick; to make a fool of someone.
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To cause feelings of discouragement, annoyance, or lack of fulfillment in:
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To give a wrong impression or lead toward a wrong conclusion, especially by intentionally deceiving.
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To reach or go too far.
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To stop or keep (from doing something)
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To be an obstacle to; prevent the advancement or success of; thwart or stump:
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To prevent; to halt; to cause to fail; to foil; to frustrate.
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To fool; to cause to believe something untrue; to deceive.
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To allow (something) to happen, to give permission for. [from 15th c.]
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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(Sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
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To travel completely around somewhere or something, especially by sail.
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To pass around but not through
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To move or twist quickly aside; shift suddenly, as to avoid a blow
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(Informal) To avoid or evade
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To manage to keep away from; avoid
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(Formal) To avoid; to shun, to shy away from.
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To circumvent the obligation and performance of a chore.
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To shun is to ignore, avoid or reject someone or something.
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To inquire for; request:
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To enclose with a hedge or hedges.
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To go beyond the proper limits of something:
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To deflect or ward off (a fencing thrust, for example).
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To move along the edge of or pass around rather than through
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To gain the advantage over by cunning; outwit.
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To surpass (another) in cleverness or cunning; outsmart.
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To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
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To close in on; crowd around
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To besiege by encircling, as with an army
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(Dial.) To think; give as one's opinion
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To smother; to conceal, hush up, suppress.
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