Definition of Circumnavigate (transitive) To travel completely around somewhere or something, especially by sail. | (transitive) To circumvent or bypass. | (intransitive, sailing) To sail around the world.
How to use Circumnavigate in Sentences?
- 1. An exploring fleet was even sent under Phoenician pilots to circumnavigate Africa. 🔊
- 2. We are told that we cannot keep time right, because men, who circumnavigate the globe, make a difference of twenty-four hours in time. 🔊
- 3. I told you that I set out to go round the world; but to go round the world does not necessarily mean to circumnavigate it. 🔊
- 4. Not far below this we came to Lower Disaster Falls, which a short portage enabled us to circumnavigate and go on our way. 🔊