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Synonyms of 'get round something'

(phrasal verb) 
Definition
to overcome (a problem or difficulty)
No one has found a way of getting round the problem.
Synonyms
overcome
the satisfaction of overcoming a rival
,
deal with
, , ,
defeat
His guerrillas defeated the colonial army.
,
master
She needs to master her fears of becoming ill.
, ,
lick (informal)
He might be able to lick us all in a fair fight.
,
shake off
,
rise above
,
get the better of
, ,
surmount
I realised I had to surmount the language barrier.
See get

Additional synonyms

in the sense of defeat
Definition
to win a victory over
His guerrillas defeated the colonial army.
Synonyms
stuff (slang),
tank (slang),
lick (informal),
clobber (slang),
run rings around (informal),
wipe the floor with (informal),
make mincemeat of (informal),
pip at the post,
outplay,
blow out of the water (slang)
in the sense of lick
Definition
to defeat
He might be able to lick us all in a fair fight.
Synonyms
top,
stuff (slang),
tank (slang),
clobber (slang),
run rings around (informal),
wipe the floor with (informal),
blow out of the water (slang)
in the sense of master
Definition
to overcome or defeat
She needs to master her fears of becoming ill.
Synonyms
lick (informal),
triumph over,
vanquish (literary),

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