Origin of bypast
verb (used with object), by·passed or (Rare) by·past; by·passed or by·past; by·pass·ing.
Origin of bypass
Related Words for bypastomit, circumvent, sidestep, ignore, skirt, neglect, circumnavigate, outflank, finesse, detour, burke
Examples from the Web for bypast
Historical Examples of bypast
As for the King, he has been hampered for about a month bypast on account of the continual rain.Letters of John Calvin, Volume I (of 4)
The vague apprehensions of bypast years reviving at this crisis, some neighbours had been on the outlook for a catastrophe.
It's no mony months bypast; it was a lang courtship,—few folk kend the reason by Jenny and mysell.Old Mortality, Complete, Illustrated
Sir Walter Scott
- 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
verb -passes, -passing, -passed or -past (tr)
1823, "to pass by" (implied in bypassed), from bypass (n.). From 1928 as "to go around, avoid;" figurative use from 1941. Related: Bypassed; bypassing.