go around

Definitions of go around
  1. verb
    turn on or around an axis or a center
    synonyms: revolve, rotate
    circumvolve, rotate
    cause to turn on an axis or center
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    drive in, screw
    cause to penetrate, as with a circular motion
    screw
    turn like a screw
    wheel, wheel around
    change directions as if revolving on a pivot
    gyrate, reel, spin, spin around, whirl
    revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
    swirl, twiddle, twirl, whirl
    turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    screw up
    screw or turn higher
    cartwheel
    do cartwheels: perform an acrobatic movement using both hands and feet
    whirligig
    whirl or spin like a whirligig
    type of:
    turn
    move around an axis or a center
  2. verb
    go around the flank of (an opposing army)
    synonyms: outflank
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    go, locomote, move, travel
    change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
  3. verb
    become widely known and passed on
    “the story went around in the office”
    synonyms: circulate, spread
    broadcast, circularise, circularize, circulate, diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, pass around, propagate, spread
    cause to become widely known
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    type of:
    go, locomote, move, travel
    change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
  4. verb
    be sufficient
    “There's not enough to go around
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    answer, do, serve, suffice
    be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
  5. verb
    avoid something unpleasant or laborious
    synonyms: bypass, get around, short-circuit
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    avoid
    stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
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