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Synonyms for roundabout
ˌraʊnd əˈbaʊt, ˈraʊnd əˌbaʊt; ˈraʊnd əˌbaʊt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. traffic circle, circle, rotary, roundabout(noun)

    a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island

    "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"

    Synonyms:
    lap, rotary, lot, roofy, set, dress circle, rotary converter, rophy, roach, round, carousel, circle, synchronous converter, whirligig, band, circuit, rope, forget me drug, traffic circle, merry-go-round, carrousel

    Antonyms:
    direct

  2. carousel, carrousel, merry-go-round, roundabout, whirligig(adj)

    a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement

    Synonyms:
    top, whirligig, luggage carrousel, carousel, spinning top, circle, carrousel, rotary, merry-go-round, luggage carousel, traffic circle, teetotum

    Antonyms:
    direct

  3. circuitous, roundabout(adj)

    marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct

    "the explanation was circuitous and puzzling"; "a roundabout paragraph"; "hear in a roundabout way that her ex-husband was marrying her best friend"

    Synonyms:
    devious, circuitous

    Antonyms:
    direct

  4. devious, circuitous, roundabout(adj)

    deviating from a straight course

    "a scenic but devious route"; "a long and circuitous journey by train and boat"; "a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic"

    Synonyms:
    devious, oblique, shifty, circuitous

    Antonyms:
    direct

Wiktionary

  1. roundabout(adjective)

    Indirect, circuitous or circumlocutionary; that does not do something in a direct way.

    Synonyms:
    traffic circle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. roundabout(a.)

    Synonyms:
    indirect, tortuous, circuitous

  2. roundabout(a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] that looks on all sides, not narrow, not one-sided

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    interchange

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Translations for roundabout

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  • cavallets, carrussel, rotondaCatalan, Valencian
  • kruhový objezd, nepřímýCzech
  • omkørsel, rundkørsel, karruselDanish
  • Umleitung, Karussell, KreisverkehrGerman
  • rondoplacoEsperanto
  • desvío, rotonda, tiovivo, glorietaSpanish
  • فلکهPersian
  • karuselli, kiertotie, kiertoliittymä, liikenneympyrä, kierteleväFinnish
  • tourniquet, rond-point, manège, giratoireFrench
  • timpeallán, timpeallán spraoi, compalIrish
  • beinn, hringekja, hringtorg, krókóttur, krókaleið, umferðarhringur, óbeinn, krókvegur, vífilengjur, króka-Icelandic
  • rotonda, rotatoriaItalian
  • ラウンドアバウトJapanese
  • takawhawheMāori
  • заобиколување, вртелешка, кружен тек, обиколен, рингишпилMacedonian
  • bulatan, bundaranMalay
  • rundkjøringNorwegian
  • omleiding, draaimolen, rotonde, omwegDutch
  • rundkøyringNorwegian Nynorsk
  • okrężny, rondo, karuzelaPolish
  • непрямой, объезд, обходной, окружной, карусель, кружный, окольный, круговой перекрёстокRussian
  • kružni tok, kružno raskršće, krugotokSerbo-Croatian
  • vrtiljak, krožišče, obvoz, rondoSlovene
  • indirekt, omständlig, karusell, omväg, rondell, tillkrångladSwedish
  • karusälVolapük

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