Synonyms for Circumnavigate:

n.

range, detour, bypass, pass by, shave, avoid, go around, skirt, circumvent, clear, pass. circumnavigate (noun)
compass.

v.

go around (verb)
compass, bypass, circumvent, skirt.
motion (verb)
compass.
rotate (verb)
twist, turn, revolve, gyrate, eddy, circulate, pirouette, wheel, whirl, rotate.

Other synonyms:

pass by. bypass, shave, detour. avoid, skirt, circumvent. range. pass. clear. avoid
bypass.
Other relevant words:
range, pass, compass, circumvent, bypass, avoid, clear, shave, skirt, detour.

Usage examples for circumnavigate

  1. The Victoria, the ship of destiny, was to circumnavigate the globe. – The Story of Magellan and The Discovery of the Philippines by Hezekiah Butterworth