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bypass

 
Noun bypass has 3 senses
  1. bypass, circumferential, ring road - a road that takes traffic around the edge of a town
    --1 is a kind of road, route
    Derived form: verb bypass1
  2. bypass - a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)
    --2 is a kind of
    shunt
  3. shunt, electrical shunt, bypass - a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
    --3 is a kind of conductor
    --3 is a part of circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit
Verb bypass has 1 sense
  1. bypass, short-circuit, go around, get around - avoid something unpleasant or laborious; "You cannot bypass these rules!"
    --1 is one way to avoid
    Derived form: noun bypass1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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