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circumvent

synonym (synonym of circumvent)

hypernym (circumvent IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) (verb.communication)
    stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something (verb.communication)
     
  • beat through cleverness and wit (verb.competition)
    be or do something to a greater degree (verb.competition)
     
  • surround so as to force to give up (verb.competition)
    launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with (verb.competition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF circumvent relation)

  • avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) (verb.communication)
    dodge, avoid answering, or take for granted (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections (verb.communication)
     
  • surround so as to force to give up (verb.competition)
    impose a blockade on (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    hem in fish with stakes and nets so as to prevent them from going back into the sea with the ebb (verb.competition)
     

verb group (circumvent is verb group of ....)

derivation (.... is derived from circumvent)

  • avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) (verb.communication)
    deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of evading by going around (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a shifty deceptive person (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a respondent who avoids giving a clear direct answer (noun.person)
     
  • beat through cleverness and wit (verb.competition)
    susceptible to being defeated (adj.all)
     
  • surround so as to force to give up (verb.competition)
    an enemy who lays siege to your position (noun.person)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation beleaguer besiege hem in beat outfox outsmart avoid exceed outdo assail attack beg quibble blockade ebb beat beat out crush shell trounce vanquish avoidance dodging escape evasion circumvention dodge

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