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detour

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of detour

  1. a turning away from a course or standard we'll regard this relapse as just a brief detour on your road to recovery from substance abuse Synonyms of detour deflection, departure, divergence, deviation, divagation, divergency, diversionWords Related to detour regression, retrogression, reversionNear Antonyms of detour adherence


detour

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of detour

  1. 1 to avoid by going around we had to detour the construction zone in order to get to the stadium Synonyms of detour bypass, circumnavigate, circumvent, skirt Words Related to detour leapfrog; avoid, dodge, duck, elude, escape, eschew, evade, flee, shake, shun Near Antonyms of detour confront, face, meet; accept, court, embrace, pursue, seek, welcome

  2. 2 to change one's course or direction we had to detour for a few miles around the section of highway under construction Synonyms of detour turn, deviate, diverge, sheer, swerve, swing, turn off, veer, wheelWords Related to detour tack, zigzag; double (back), turn back



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