Circumvent in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Circumvent

(transitive) to avoid or get around something; to bypass | (transitive) to surround or besiege | (transitive) to outwit or outsmart

Short Example Sentences for Circumvent

  • 1. The question was simply how to circumvent him. 🔊
  • 2. They had to part in order to circumvent a crowd. 🔊
  • 3. But how can you circumvent him, sir? 🔊
  • 4. The technology allows people to circumvent the law. 🔊
  • 5. But Lind can circumvent that law, you see. 🔊
  • 6. At first, I only thought of how we could circumvent yah. 🔊
  • 7. We'll have to circumvent them. 🔊
  • 8. If they attack a spring, they try to circumvent it by some circuitous route. 🔊
  • 9. It is very easy for two or three seeing people to circumvent a blind man. 🔊
  • 10. These circumvent the globe, and measure some 40,000,000 (40,008,032) meters. 🔊
  • 11. We almost called in the F. B. I. to circumvent their machinations. 🔊
  • 12. You can tell Hammond, you know, and he'll find a way to circumvent them. 🔊

How to use Circumvent in Sentences?

  • 1. Meanwhile, the desirability of building a road to circumvent Niagara had not escaped attention. 🔊
  • 2. A few American firms, which were hostile to Germany, did their best to circumvent Bremen. 🔊
  • 3. Was this a clever device on the part of the painter to circumvent hostile criticism by clothing his innovations with a sympathetic theme? 🔊
  • 4. It shall be a crime to circumvent the red dot even if, but for the dot, the use would have been fair. 🔊
  • 5. She may have privately intended to be careful lest her future expeditions be discovered, but I have arranged to circumvent that. 🔊
  • 6. He wondered if that mad woman Julie had given up watching them, and, if not, if they would be able to circumvent her again. 🔊
  • 7. He makes sharper spears, or a better bow, or he constructs a cunning pitfall, or combines in a hunting party to circumvent his new prey. 🔊
  • 8. All the men expressed their readiness to go with Mr. Thompson and the others to circumvent the savages on their raid. 🔊
  • 9. I come to you because I know that you could circumvent the Effendina, even if he sent ten thousand men. 🔊
  • 10. Though the officials endeavored to keep the matter secret, it leaked out and immediately the Central Pacific planned to circumvent their aim. 🔊
  • 11. Malnutrition as a factor contributing to sickness, and sickness as a factor preventing the labor necessary to circumvent starvation, constituted a vicious relationship. 🔊
  • 12. The first you must circumvent by your wit; the second by your valor; the third by your self-command; and the fourth by your promptitude and sagacity. 🔊
  • 13. But sly Puritan maids found a way to circumvent and outwit Puritan law makers, and to prevent their unsanctioned lovers from being punished, too. 🔊
  • 14. In these negotiations each man was endeavoring to outwit and circumvent his friend, in hopes of buying his ticket for a moderate sum, and drawing the whole prize with it. 🔊
  • 15. Esau landed on the marsh at the head of the lake, to try and circumvent some duck he had descried; in this he failed, but shot a greenshank, of which there were several flying about. 🔊
  • 16. Hence Colonel Napier may have been despatched in one direction to circumvent us and Miss Doris in another. 🔊