Definitions For Circumvent


  • Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
  • Beat through cleverness and wit
  • Surround so as to force to give up
  • To avoid being stopped by (something, such as a law or rule) : to get around (something) in a clever and sometimes dishonest way

Is Circumvent a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Circumvent is worth 19 points in Scrabble and 25 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Circumvent in a Sentence

  • We circumvented the problem by using a different program.
  • He found a way to circumvent the law.

Synonyms for Circumvent

Antonyms for Circumvent

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