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detours

noun
plural of detour

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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detours

verb
present tense third-person singular of detour

Synonyms & Antonyms of detours (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to avoid by going around
  • we had to detour the construction zone in order to get to the stadium

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2 to change one's course or direction
  • we had to detour for a few miles around the section of highway under construction

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“Detours.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/detours. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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