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circumvent

see definition of circumvent
  • verbfool, mislead
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Synonyms for circumvent

verb fool, mislead
  • 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

Antonyms for circumvent

  • aid
  • assist
  • encourage
  • face
  • help
  • meet
  • take on
  • confront
  • encounter
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • release
  • allow
  • permit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

balk

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