What are some opposite words for detour?

Antonyms for detour
ˈdi tʊər, dɪˈtʊər

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term detour.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. detour, roundabout way(verb)

    a roundabout road (especially one that is used temporarily while a main route is blocked)

    Synonyms:
    roundabout way

  2. detour(verb)

    travel via a detour

How to use detour in a sentence?

  1. Zig Ziglar:

    Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

  2. Denis Watley:

    Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

  3. Bob Reish:

    Patience is the discipline to we have that will enable us to reach the goals we aspire to achieve without taking the easy detour which leads to a dead end.

  4. Unknown:

    The really happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery when on a detour.

  5. Austin Eubanks:

    Obviously, after that, my life took a pretty big detour, as a result of my injuries, I was pretty significantly medicated about 45 minutes after being shot. I remember immediately being drawn to that feeling, because it took the emotion away.

How to pronounce detour?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say detour in sign language?

  1. detour

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