Synonyms for circumvent
ˌsɜr kəmˈvɛnt, ˈsɜr kəmˌvɛntcir·cum·vent
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besiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in, circumventverb
surround so as to force to give up
"The Turks besieged Vienna"
fence, fudge, outfox, surround, palisade, dodge, tease, overreach, sidestep, hedge, put off, skirt, badger, wall, parry, border, bug, fence in, besiege, beat, smother, outwit, elude, ring, outsmart, evade, beleaguer, duck, hem in, pester, environ
outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumventverb
beat through cleverness and wit
"I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
baffle, exhaust, stupefy, elude, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, outfox, fudge, flummox, beat, surround, outwit, tick, sidestep, hem in, nonplus, trounce, besiege, pulsate, drum, parry, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, duck, beat out, dodge, gravel, thump, evade, ticktack, put off, thrum, hedge, outmaneuver, ticktock, amaze, quiver, outmanoeuvre, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, beleaguer, wash up, skirt, outsmart, pose, scramble, shell
hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestepverb
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
"He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
put over, set back, dip, turn off, confuse, sidestep, cook, douse, overreach, beat, surround, dishearten, hold over, hem in, environ, defer, outfox, deflect, parry, dodge, remit, fake, duck, border, flurry, prorogue, block, outsmart, hedge, manipulate, put off, evade, falsify, table, misrepresent, postpone, hedge in, shelve, beleaguer, elude, disconcert, ring, wangle, escape, fudge, outwit, besiege, bilk, skirt
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Do I think justice was served ? No. What do I think justice is ? I think this city is still owed an apology, i've been Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson now for about 31 years. When I came on this job, I came on with my honor, my integrity and my reputation. If somebody accused me of doing anything that would circumvent that, I would want my day in court, period, to clear my name. I've heard that( Smollett's camp) wanted their day in court with TV cameras so America could know the truth, even though they chose to hide behind secrecy and broker a deal to circumvent the judicial system.
If right-to-work was any good for this state, we wouldn't see it being... passed this quickly in an attempt to circumvent democracy.
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
The great lawyer who employs his talent and his learning in the highly emunerative task of enabling a very wealthy client to override or circumvent the law is doing all that in him lies to encourage the growth in the country of a spirit of dumb anger against all laws and of disbelief in their efficacy.
Any tanker with Iranian crude follows a similar pattern of behavior : they do that by turning off their AIS transponder, turning it on and off in order to circumvent being tracked, they have deliberately taken measures to circumvent identifying the ship's destination, location and cargo origin.
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- заобикалям, изигравам, надхитрявам, избягвамBulgarian
- circumvalar, evitar, bordejar, burlar, mofar, rodejarCatalan, Valencian
- omringe, omgåDanish
- circumvalar, eludir, rodear, bordear, evitarSpanish
- دور زدنPersian
- contourner, cernerFrench
- eludere, circonvenireItalian
- înconjura, conturna, ocoliRomanian
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