Part of speech:
A highway or section of a highway that passes around an obstructed or congested area.
The act of following such a path or route.
A road or path other than the main one, esp. one not used very much; side road; bypath
A secluded path not used very much; byway
A local road that runs parallel to an expressway or interstate highway and that provides access to the property bordering it.
Deviation is defined as the act of departing from the accepted practice or the norm.
The definition of a digression is a spoken or written piece that moves away from the main topic.
A main road; thoroughfare, specif. one maintained by a state or federal government and designed to accommodate a heavy traffic flow
(South Africa) High Street; Main Street
One of the leather flaps hanging from the side of a saddle.
A momentary shock or scare:
To pass around but not through
To inquire for; request:
Find another word for detour. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for detour, like: temporary route, bypass, back-road, circuit, byway, bypath, service road, alternate highway, secondary highway, indirect way and deviation.