verb (used with object), by·passed or (Rare) by·past; by·passed or by·past; by·pass·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM bypassby·pass·er, by-pass·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for bypassing
The senator then turned to Chief Johnson for questions, bypassing LaPierre.
Africa has skipped a technological generation, bypassing the landlines that stripe our Western skies for the wireless way.The World Is Getting Better, Argues New Book, ‘Abundance’|Sam Harris|February 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was asked, left to right, across the stage, bypassing Gingrich, tightening the noose.Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich Knock Heads at the ABC News GOP Debate|John Avlon|December 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Bypassing the agent, said Iooss, now “seems like a novel approach.”
By bypassing college to go directly into the NBA, he made hundreds of millions of dollars when he was still 18.
British Dictionary definitions for bypassing
- 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