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noun as in bypass

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In the cold winter months, this can inevitably take longer, and you’ll pay the price in comfort when you shortcut this process.

There are no shortcuts to gain expertise, authority, and trustworthiness.

In total, Adobe says, the company saw about 10 million clicks on its existing shortcuts, which just goes to show how many people try to convert or sign PDFs every day.

The more complicated the security rules designed to protect access, the more likely that people — tired, hurried, bothered — will take shortcuts that make the system vulnerable.

Garten’s quicker version includes some home-cook-friendly shortcuts, while Keller’s requires more than two dozen ingredients, some prepared multiple ways.

Then, he set to work building a shortcut that would take the minable minerals he found through the mountain.

This sort of “shortcut” is frowned upon in the martial arts community.

It might also stop falling prey to the notion that the Muslim Brotherhood offers a shortcut to democratic stability.

And then there was the ultimate shortcut: using brand-name drugs as stand-ins for its own in bioequivalence studies.

Unwisely, he took a shortcut and so missed the impassable Cabora Bassa cataracts blocking the river.

Betty Byrd held fast to Doris as they turned into the side wood road which was a shortcut to the old Dorchester highway.

He went slowly over his shortcut, not to leave the widely circling Toussaint too much in his rear.

Lafe was sitting at the window as she ran through the shortcut along the tracks.

At one place, one of the native girls pointed out to us what she called a shortcut.

A shortcut brought me—I could wish it had been shorter still.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shortcut, such as: alternative, alternate route, timesaver, and timesaving method.

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