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Synonyms for detour
ˈdi tʊər, dɪˈtʊər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. detour, roundabout wayverb

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

    Synonyms:
    roundabout way

  2. detourverb

    travel via a detour

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  1. List of paraphrases for "detour":

    deviation, rodeo, deflection, diversion, bypass

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How to use detour in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Unknown:

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

  3. Mary Kay Ash:

    When you come to a road block, take a detour.

  4. Zig Ziglar:

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

  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.

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