Student Thesaurus

One entry found for detour.
Entry Word: detour
Function: verb
Text: 1 to avoid by going around <we had to detour the construction zone in order to get to the stadium>
Synonyms bypass, circumvent, skirt
Related Words circumnavigate; avoid, dodge, duck, elude, escape, eschew, evade, shake, shun
Near Antonyms confront, face, meet; accept, court, embrace, pursue, seek, welcome
2 to change one's course or direction <we had to detour for a few miles around the section of highway under construction> -- see TURN 3