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  • nounindirect course
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Synonyms for detour

noun indirect course
  • deviation
  • diversion
  • branch
  • bypass
  • bypath
  • byway
  • circuit
  • circumnavigation
  • circumvention
  • crotch
  • divergence
  • fork
  • substitute
  • alternate route
  • back road
  • circuitous route
  • circumbendibus
  • roundabout way
  • runaround
  • secondary highway
  • service road
  • temporary route

More words related to detour

alternative route

noun. another path to destination
  • detour
  • deviation

bend

verb. form or cause a curve

branch

noun. arm, limb

branches

noun. arm, limb

bypass

verb. avoid

bypassing

verb. avoid
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