- vt. 绕行；设法避开；围住
surround so as to force to give up;
"The Turks besieged Vienna"
beat through cleverness and wit;
"I beat the traffic"
"She outfoxed her competitors"
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues);
"He dodged the issue"
"she skirted the problem"
"They tend to evade their responsibilities"
"he evaded the questions skillfully"
- We went north in order to circumvent the mountains.
- She planned a way to circumvent all the bureaucratic red tape.
- The company has opened an office abroad in order to circumvent our tax laws.
- There is a little island circumvented by a river.