Detour synonyms and antonyms

dē'to͝or', dĭ-to͝or'

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A secondary road, a little used road, a road through rural areas sometimes used as alternate to main roads.
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A highway or section of a highway that passes around an obstructed or congested area.
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Deviation is defined as the act of departing from the accepted practice or the norm.
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The act of following such a path or route.
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A road or path other than the main one, esp. one not used very much; side road; bypath
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A secluded path not used very much; byway
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A local road that runs parallel to an expressway or interstate highway and that provides access to the property bordering it.
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The definition of a digression is a spoken or written piece that moves away from the main topic.
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A main road; thoroughfare, specif. one maintained by a state or federal government and designed to accommodate a heavy traffic flow
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(South Africa) High Street; Main Street
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(US) A railway; (British) a single railway track. [from 19th c.]
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Any of the parts of something that divides like the branch of a tree.
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One of the leather flaps hanging from the side of a saddle.
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A momentary shock or scare:
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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 inquire for; request:
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a roundabout road (especially one that is used temporarily while a main route is blocked)
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Find another word for detour. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for detour, like: back-road, bypass, temporary route, deviation, circuitous route, secondary highway, circuit, treck, byway, bypath and service road.