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bypass

Synonyms of bypass in English:

noun

  • 1 follow the signs for the bypass
    detour, alternate route, alternative route, diversion, shortcut
  • verb

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  • 1 bypass the farm
    go around, go past, make a detour around;
    avoid
  • 2 an attempt to bypass the problem
    avoid, evade, dodge, escape, elude, circumvent, get around, shortcut around, skirt, sidestep, steer clear of
    informal duck
  • 3 they bypassed the regulations
    ignore, pass over, neglect, go over the head of
    informal short-circuit
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