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by·pass

bypass

 
 
pronunciation:
baI paes
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a road that is built to go around a busy area or to avoid something in the way.
We don't have to go through the downtown area now that the bypass is complete.
similar words:
detour
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: bypasses, bypassing, bypassed
definition: to go around or avoid.
He bypassed the city by driving on back roads.
synonyms:
avoid, skirt
similar words:
elude, evade