This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Detour synonyms

Sorting by
Votes
A pipe or channel used to conduct gas or liquid around another pipe or a fixture.
0
0
  1. A pipe or channel used to conduct gas or liquid around another pipe or a fixture.
  2. A surgical procedure to create such a channel:
  3. A way, path, etc. between two points that avoids or is auxiliary to the main way; specif., an alternative highway route, as for skirting an urban area
A secondary or arcane field of study.
0
0
  1. A secondary or arcane field of study.
  2. A subsidiary activity, line of study, etc.
  3. A road or path other than the main one, esp. one not used very much; side road; bypath
An unfrequented path; an indirect route; a byway
0
0
  1. An unfrequented path; an indirect route; a byway
  2. A secluded path not used very much; byway
A secondary road, a little used road, a road through rural areas sometimes used as alternate to main roads.
0
0
  1. A secondary road, a little used road, a road through rural areas sometimes used as alternate to main roads.
  2. A road that is away from the main road; country road, esp. an unpaved one
A local road that runs parallel to an expressway or interstate highway and that provides access to the property bordering it.
0
0
  1. A local road that runs parallel to an expressway or interstate highway and that provides access to the property bordering it.
The regular journey of a person performing certain duties, as of an itinerant preacher or a judge holding court at designated places
0
0
  1. The regular journey of a person performing certain duties, as of an itinerant preacher or a judge holding court at designated places
  2. The judicial district of a U.S. Court of Appeals
  3. The area covered by such a course, especially by the judge or judges of a court.
The deflection of a magnetic compass needle due to magnetic influences; specif., on a ship, such deflection caused by the ship's own magnetic properties
0
0
  1. The deflection of a magnetic compass needle due to magnetic influences; specif., on a ship, such deflection caused by the ship's own magnetic properties
  2. Deflection of a compass needle caused by local magnetic influence, especially on a ship.
  3. (Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
The act of digressing.
0
0
  1. The act of digressing.
  2. A departure from the subject, course, or idea at hand; an exploration of a different or unrelated concern.
  3. An act or instance of digressing; a wandering from the main subject in talking or writing
To channel (piped liquid, for example) through a bypass.
0
0
  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.)
0
0
  1. To sail or fly around (the earth, an island, etc.)
To surround or encircle with evils, enmity, etc.; entrap
0
0
  1. To surround or encircle with evils, enmity, etc.; entrap
  2. To surround or circle around
  3. To get the better of or prevent from happening by craft or ingenuity
To avoid (something controversial, difficult, etc.)
0
0
  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:
Find another word for detour. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for detour, like: alternate route, temporary route, circuitous route, bypass, byway, bypath, back-road, service road, alternate highway, secondary highway and indirect way.