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(noun, verb)


There are 4 meanings of the word Bypass.

Bypass - as a noun

A highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
beltway15ring roadringway14

A surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)

A conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
electrical shuntshunt8

Bypass - as a verb

Avoid something unpleasant or laborious

Example: "You cannot bypass these rules!"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
get aroundshort-circuit

Example Sentences

"I bypassed the traffic by taking a back road."
"The hiker decided to bypass the difficult section of the trail."
"She bypassed the long line by using the express checkout."
"The company bypassed traditional advertising and instead relied on social media marketing."
"To avoid confrontation, he tried to bypass the argument and change the subject."
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Word Game Points

Is BYPASS a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, bypass is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BYPASS has a SCRABBLE points total of 13.

Is BYPASS a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, bypass is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BYPASS has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 14.

Is BYPASS a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, bypass is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BYPASS has a WORDFEUD points total of 15.

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