Synonyms of 'get round something'
to overcome (a problem or difficulty)No one has found a way of getting round the problem.
overcome, , , ,
the satisfaction of overcoming a rival
His guerrillas defeated the colonial army.
She needs to master her fears of becoming ill.
lick (informal), , ,
He might be able to lick us all in a fair fight.
get the better of, ,
I realised I had to surmount the language barrier.
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in the sense of defeat
to win a victory overHis guerrillas defeated the colonial army.
run rings around (informal),
wipe the floor with (informal),
make mincemeat of (informal),
pip at the post,
blow out of the water (slang)
in the sense of lick
to defeatHe might be able to lick us all in a fair fight.
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Thesaurus for get round something from the Collins English Thesaurus