Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bypass

3 senses of bypass

Sense 1
beltway, bypass, ring road, ringway -- (a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center)
       => highway, main road -- (a major road for any form of motor transport)

Sense 2
bypass -- (a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part))
       => shunt -- (a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another; "an arteriovenus shunt")

Sense 3
shunt, electrical shunt, bypass -- (a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current)
       => conductor -- (a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bypass

1 sense of bypass

Sense 1
bypass, short-circuit, go around, get around -- (avoid something unpleasant or laborious; "You cannot bypass these rules!")
       => avoid -- (stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her")

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