work around - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theywork around
he/she/itworks around
present participleworking around
past tenseworked around
past participleworked around

or work round British

  1. work around someone/something to deal successfully with a person or problem that might prevent you from achieving your aim

    A skilled craftsman can work around these difficulties.

See also main entry: work