A street designed to let you drive over the highway and skip the highway traffic is an example of a bypass.
A surgery performed to create a different path for blood to travel to the heart after your arteries get blocked is an example of a bypass.
If you take a shortcut to avoid traffic, this is an example of a time when you bypass traffic.
Bypassed standard office procedures.
A coronary artery bypass; a gastric bypass.
Origin of bypass
- by- + pass