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verb as in go around

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It wasn’t the fastest—it took almost a year and a half to circumnavigate the globe, traveling 26,718 miles and stopping in 17 different cities.

Meanwhile, rather than attempting to circumnavigate the country’s entire Ring Road, focus on just the southern coast, especially in fall, when the north coast road’s weather is unpredictable.

One Saturday, we circumnavigated a nearby reservoir on a 16-mile network of dirt roads and gravel paths, which never would’ve happened without pedal assist.

Competition with Jeff Bezos has forced 70-year-old Richard Branson to rediscover his inner daredevil, the Branson of more than 20 years ago who attempted to circumnavigate the globe in a hot air balloon, much to the alarm of his family.

Leashed pets are allowed in the campground at Mazama Village and within 50 feet of any paved area, so feel free to circumnavigate the lake and enjoy those magical pullouts with your pet.

What happened to Earhart when she disappeared while attempting to circumnavigate the globe in 1937?

How stale and trite the fleet of a Magellan to the adventurous soul who would circumnavigate the archipelagoes of the dead!

An exploring fleet was even sent under Phoenician pilots to circumnavigate Africa.

This is a large and deep bay, which it would have required a day's travel to circumnavigate.

Had Columbus not wished with consuming ardor to circumnavigate the globe, he would never have encountered America.

After that the fish took a notion to circumnavigate the boat, which he proceeded to do in spite of protests from the fisherman.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to circumnavigate, such as: bypass, circle, circumvent, compass, skirt, and move around.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.