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get around

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of get around

  1. 1 to achieve a victory over somehow, an inexperienced lawyer managed to get around the media giant's stable of high-priced legal eagles Synonyms of get around best, conquer, defeat, dispatch, do down [British], get, beat, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), skunk, stop, subdue, surmount, take, trim, triumph (over), upend, win (against), worstWords Related to get around sweep; edge (out), nose out, pip [British]; annihilate, blow away, blow out, bomb, break, bury, clobber, cream, crush, drub, finish, flatten, overwhelm, rout, shellac, skin, slaughter, smoke [slang], snow under, thrash, trounce, upset, wallop, wax [slang], whip; cap, excel, flourish, score, succeed; knock off, knock over, overpower, overthrow, subjugate, unseat, vanquish; ace (out), better, eclipse, exceed, excel, outdistance, outdo, outfight, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, top, transcendNear Antonyms of get around fall, give up, go down, go under; collapse, fail, flop, flunk, fold, wash outAntonyms of get around lose (to)

  2. 2 to avoid having to comply with (something) especially through cleverness somehow she managed to get around the rules for paying the sales tax on a car bought out of state Synonyms of get around beat, bypass, dodge, circumvent, shortcut, sidestep, skirtWords Related to get around avoid, duck, elude, end-run, escape, eschew, evade, outflank, shake, shirk, shun; disobey, disregard, flout, ignore; avert, deflect, divert, obviate, parry, prevent, ward (off)Near Antonyms of get around accede (to), acquiesce (to), assent (to); accept, court, embrace, pursue, seek, welcome; catch, contract, incurAntonyms of get around comply (with), follow, keep, obey, observe

  3. 3 to become known word of the discovery of gold quickly got around Synonyms of get around break, circulate, come out, get about, get out, get round, leak (out), out, spreadWords Related to get around develop, transpire, unfold; disclose, reveal, spill, tellNear Antonyms of get around hush (up), suppress; conceal, disguise, hide, mask; secrete

  4. 4 to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery their lawyer has spent months trying to get around certain restrictions in the contract Synonyms of get around avoid, dodge, duck, elude, eschew, evade, finesse, escape, scape, shake, shirk, shuffle (out of), shun, weasel (out of)Words Related to get around miss; avert, deflect, divert, obviate, parry, prevent, ward (off); ban, bar, debar, eliminate, except, exclude, preclude, rule out; bypass, circumvent, skirt; foil, fox, frustrate, outfox, outsmart, outwit, overreach, thwartNear Antonyms of get around accept, court, embrace, pursue, seek, welcome; catch, contract, incur



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