Synonyms and Antonyms of circumnavigate

  1. 1 to travel completely around <the first ship to circumnavigate the globe> Synonyms circle, circuit, encircle, circumvent, compass, girdle, orbit, ring, roundRelated Words circumambulate, cross, perambulate, traverse

  2. 2 to avoid by going around <we can circumnavigate the traffic jam if we take the next exit> Synonyms bypass, detour, circumvent, skirtRelated Words leapfrog; avoid, dodge, duck, elude, escape, eschew, evade, flee, shake, shunNear Antonyms confront, face, meet; accept, court, embrace, pursue, seek, welcome

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