bypassed, bypass, bypasses, by-passes, bypassing
A way, path, etc. between two points that avoids or is auxiliary to the main way; specif., an alternative highway route, as for skirting an urban area.
A highway or section of a highway that passes around an obstructed or congested area.
A pipe or channel used to conduct gas or liquid around another pipe or a fixture.
A means of circumvention.
bypassed, bypasses, bypassing
To avoid (an obstacle) by using an alternative channel, passage, or route.
To go around instead of through; use a bypass to avoid.
To furnish with a bypass.
To ignore, fail to consult, etc.
To channel (piped liquid, for example) through a bypass.
Other Word Forms of Bypass
Origin of Bypass
by- + pass
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