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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: circumvent(0.01540 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to circumvent.
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: surround so as to force to give up; “The Turks besieged
Vienna” [syn: besiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in
2: beat through cleverness and wit; “I beat the traffic”; “She
outfoxed her competitors” [syn: outwit, overreach, outsmart,
3: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing
(duties, questions, or issues); “He dodged the issue”;
“she skirted the problem”; “They tend to evade their
responsibilities”; “he evaded the questions skillfully”
[syn: hedge, fudge, evade, put off, parry, elude,
skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep]
English → English (gcide)
Circumvent \Cir`cum*vent"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Circumvented;
p. pr. & vb. n. Circumventing.] [L. circumventis, p. p. of
circumvenire, to come around, encompass, deceive; circum +
venire to come, akin to E. come.]
To gain advantage over by arts, stratagem, or deception; to
decieve; to delude; to get around.
I circumvented whom I could not gain. --Dryden.