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synonyms for circumvent

  • avoid
  • bypass
  • deceive
  • evade
  • prevent
  • sidestep
  • skirt
  • stymie
  • thwart
  • beat
  • beguile
  • bilk
  • circumnavigate
  • cramp
  • crimp
  • detour
  • disappoint
  • dodge
  • dupe
  • elude
  • ensnare
  • entrap
  • escape
  • foil
  • frustrate
  • hoodwink
  • outflank
  • outwit
  • overreach
  • queer
  • ruin
  • shun
  • stump
  • trick
  • get around
  • stave off
  • steer clear of
  • ward off
See also synonyms for: circumvented
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antonyms for circumvent

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  • aid
  • assist
  • encourage
  • face
  • help
  • meet
  • take on
  • confront
  • encounter
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • release
  • allow
  • permit
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How to use circumvent in a sentence

Apps can be loaded on Android devices from the Web, unlike on Apple devices, where circumventing the App Store is nearly impossible.
PARLER DENIED BY APPLE APP STORE AGAINRACHEL LERMANMARCH 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Finding the solution among the entries in the matrix becomes a question of matrix multiplication, which of course is the roadblock they’d set out to circumvent.
NEW ALGORITHM BREAKS SPEED LIMIT FOR SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONSKEVIN HARTNETTMARCH 8, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Better than any major foreign policy agenda, these citizen diplomats would supposedly espouse values of “freedom” and “capitalism” across the globe by circumventing governments and forging individual relationships with people.
NOW 60 YEARS OLD, THE PEACE CORPS CAN BE MORE THAN A COLD WAR ARTIFACTLACY FEIGHMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
College-aged players looking to profit from their labor have found more avenues to circumvent the NCAA in recent years.
OVERTIME BASKETBALL LEAGUE TO OFFER PREP PROSPECTS SIX-FIGURE DEALS, ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENTGLYNN A. HILLMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On WeChat, many shared their regret at seeing the app finally barred, and said they now need to use virtual private networks—tools for circumventing China’s great firewall—to access Clubhouse, according to posts seen by Quartz.
CLUBHOUSE’S MOMENT OF FREE SPEECH IN CHINA IS OVERJANE LIFEBRUARY 8, 2021QUARTZ
The Cardinal then hinted, that Wharton had vanished on some occult mission, to circumvent the Italian investiture.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Punishment still comes to us from those whom we would circumvent.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Philip gave Heracleides a kind of problem to work out,—how to circumvent and destroy the Rhodian fleet.
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS, VOL. II (OF 2)POLYBIUS
No wonder that provident parents circumvent such a common law by a settlement before marriage!
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
How could he know that a deeply laid plot was not already at work to undermine and circumvent him?
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
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