OTHER WORDS FROM bypassbypasser, by-passer, noun
How to use bypass in a sentence
Floating in the fog of privilege, all sorts of voguish developments in language control bypassed me.
While most industries have added jobs over the past three years, the recovery has largely bypassed the government sector.
Michael Grunwald's The New New Deal is an important book in danger of being bypassed by events.
Room canceled, fee bypassed, integrity (virtually) unharmed.12 Hotel Secrets by Hotel Staffs, From Minibar ‘Refills’ to Ritz-Carlton Largesse|Abby Haglage|August 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the last 24 hours, two boats bypassed Lampedusa and limped into the port of Catania on the Sicilian island.
Somehow, the signal wire had been bypassed, to keep the operators from knowing the drone control was inoperative.The Scarlet Lake Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
A check on diverging evolutions, they had called it—uncounted thousands of suns without planets, bypassed.An Empty Bottle|Mari Wolf
To the whites' disappointment, the Indians had bypassed Saukenuk, doubtless aware that the militia had come out against them.Shaman|Robert Shea
Then the bespectacled customs official who had bypassed quarantine for Black Eyes, got in touch with the authorities.Black Eyes and the Daily Grind|Milton Lesser
Valleyview had been bypassed quite some time ago by one of the new super-duper highways.The Servant Problem|Robert F. Young
British Dictionary definitions for bypass
- the redirection of blood flow, either to avoid a diseased blood vessel or in order to perform heart surgerySee coronary bypass
- (as modifier)bypass surgery
- an electrical circuit, esp one containing a capacitor, connected in parallel around one or more components, providing an alternative path for certain frequencies
- (as modifier)a bypass capacitor