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Synonyms for short-circuit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. short circuit, short(verb)

    accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference

    Synonyms:
    short circuit, shortstop, short

  2. short-circuit(verb)

    hamper the progress of; impede

    "short-circuit warm feelings"

    Synonyms:
    go around, bypass, get around, short

  3. short-circuit, short(verb)

    create a short circuit in

    Synonyms:
    go around, bypass, short-change, get around, short

  4. bypass, short-circuit, go around, get around(verb)

    avoid something unpleasant or laborious

    "You cannot bypass these rules!"

    Synonyms:
    swing, go around, get about, get out, outflank, short, bypass, rotate, circulate, spread, revolve, break, get around

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    short-circuiting, short, bypass

How to pronounce short-circuit?

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How to say short-circuit in sign language?

  1. shortcircuit

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#746short
#1618break
#3125spread
#5162swing
#10257bypass
#14225rotate
#26691circulate
#36328revolve
#40290shortstop
#230288outflank

How to use short-circuit in a sentence?

  1. Eli Peretz:

    It is highly likely the cause was a short circuit.

  2. Josh Earnest:

    No one’s allowed to short-circuit this system.

  3. Tony Rothert:

    This cowardly move by the Secretary of State proves that Missouri's anti-abortion zealots understand that they're acting against the wishes of the majority, they hope to short-circuit the people's vote because they know they will lose if the people get their say.

  4. James Comeys:

    We'll fight about guns. We'll fight about taxes. We'll fight about all those other things down the road, but you can not have, as President of the United States, someone who does not reflect the values that I believe Republicans treasure and Democrats treasure and independents treasure. United States is the core of this country. United States's United States. And so impeachment, in a way, would short-circuit that.

  5. Bobby Jindal:

    We should not short-circuit the vetting process -- we've got a normal vetting process. Simply allowing more people into our country doesn't solve this problem.

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