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Synonyms for circumvent
ˌsɜr kəmˈvɛnt, ˈsɜr kəmˌvɛntcir·cum·vent

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. circumvent

    Synonyms:
    ensnare, entrap, outwit, diplomatize

    Antonyms:
    force, subjugate, reduce, compel, circumvention

Princeton's WordNet

  1. besiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in, circumventverb

    surround so as to force to give up

    "The Turks besieged Vienna"

    Synonyms:
    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

  2. outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumventverb

    beat through cleverness and wit

    "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"

    Synonyms:
    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

  3. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. circumventverb

    Synonyms:
    deceive, cheat, defraud, trick, cozen, overreach, delude, hoodwink, dupe, gull, bamboozle, chouse, outwit, diddle, beguile, mislead, inveigle, impose upon

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  1. List of paraphrases for "circumvent":

    bypass, evade, sidestep, side-step, avoid, shirk, by-pass, dodge, escape, neutralize

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How to use circumvent in a sentence?

  1. Richard Hughes:

    It also appears to this counsel those change were made in some attempt to circumvent the court's orders and may have raised to the level of interference against court's orders.

  2. Tom Anderson:

    These are not minor or technical violations, we are talking about real money here. In all my years of studying FEC reports, Ive never seen a more ambitious operation to circumvent reporting requirements. Representative Ocasio-Cortezhas been quite vocalin condemning so-called dark money, but her own campaign went to great lengths to avoid the sunlight of disclosure. Added Anderson : They believe their cause is so great that they dont have to play by the rules. They believe that they are above campaign finance law.

  3. Paul Kleinschnitz:

    The simplest way to circumvent chip-and-PIN is to use a stolen card number to make an online purchase.

  4. Windward CEO Ami Daniel:

    We're seeing a spike in Russian tankers turning off transmissions deliberately to circumvent sanctions, the Russian fleet is starting to hide The Russian fleet whereabouts and its exports.

  5. Richard Hughes:

    (Deputy clerk Brian Mason) is trying to follow the court's mandate as well as his superior ordering him to issue only these changed forms, ... It also appears to this counsel those changes were made in some attempt to circumvent the court's orders and may have raised to the level of interference against court's orders.


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