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Definitions of by

  1. in reserve; not for immediate use; "started setting aside money to buy a car"; "put something by for her old age"; "has a nestegg tucked away for a rainy day" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. so as to pass a given point; "every hour a train goes past" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. minor or subordinate; `by' is often used in combination; "a side interest"; "a by (or bye) effect"; "only a by comment"; "by-election"; "bye-election"; "a by-product"; "by-play" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Near. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. In the neighborhood of; near or next to; not far from; close to; along with; as, come and sit by me. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. On; along; in traversing. Compare 5. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Near to, while passing; hence, from one to the other side of; past; as, to go by a church. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Used in specifying adjacent dimensions; as, a cabin twenty feet by forty. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Against. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. With, as means, way, process, etc.; through means of; with aid of; through; through the act or agency of; as, a city is destroyed by fire; profit is made by commerce; to take by force. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Near; in the neighborhood; present; as, there was no person by at the time. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Passing near; going past; past; beyond; as, the procession has gone by; a bird flew by. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Aside; as, to lay by; to put by. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Out of the common path; aside; -- used in composition, giving the meaning of something aside, secondary, or incidental, or collateral matter, a thing private or avoiding notice; as, by-line, by-place, by-play, by-street. It was formerly more freely used in composition than it is now; as, by-business, by-concernment, by-design, by-interest, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. Out of the common path; aside; - used in composition, giving the meaning of something aside, secondary, or incidental, or collateral matter, a thing private or avoiding notice; as, by-line, by-place, by-play, by-street. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Next or near to; with; along; over; through; in, on, or at; past and beyond; after. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. Near, present, aside; by and by, after some time. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. At the side of: near to: through, denoting the agent, cause, means, etc. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. Near: passing near: in presence of: aside, away. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. Near to; through; denoting agency or means. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  21. Near; in passing; in presence of; away. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. At hand; near. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. Beyond; past. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. Aside; apart off; up. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. Beside; past; over (a course). The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. Through the agency or help of; with. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. In accordance with; according to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. To the extent of; multiplied into. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. As a prefix, signifying side, secondary, private. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. Near: aside; away. By and-by, in a short time after; presently. By-the-by, by the way, as a passing remark aside from the main subject. By one's self, alone. To stand by, to stand near, or to support. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  31. Near; with; through, as author, maker, cause, means; according to; in the measure or quantity of; during; not later than. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. Near; close; at hand, & c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  33. Sometimes bye, as a prefix, means concealed; quiet; out of the direct way; private, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  34. in the expression "by myself" (A.V., 1 Corinthians 4:4 ), means, as rendered in the Revised Version, "against myself." biblestudytools.com
  35. This word, when descriptively used in a grant, does not mean "in immediate contact with," but "near" to, the object to which it relates; and "near" is a relative term, meaning, when used in land patents, very unequal and different distances. Wells v. Mfg. Co., 48 N. H. 491. A contract to complete work by a certain time, means that it shall be done before that time. Rankin v. Woodworth, 3 Pen. & W. (Pa.) 48. By an acquittance for the last payment all other arrearages are discharged. Noy, 40. thelawdictionary.org
  36. The country code for Belarus. foldoc_fs
  37. Out of the common path; aside; used in composition, giving the meaning of something aside, secondary, or incidental, or collateral matter, a thing private or avoiding notice; as, by-line, by-place, by-play, by-street. It was formerly more freely used in composition than it is now; as, by-business, by-concernment, by-design, by-interest, etc. dictgcide_fs
  38. b[=i], prep. at the side of: near to: through, denoting the agent, cause, means, &c.--adv. near: passing near: in presence of: aside, away.--adv. BY'-AND-BY, soon, presently.--ns. BY'-BLOW, a side blow: an illegitimate child; BY'-COR'NER, an out-of-the-way place; BY'-DRINK'ING (Shak.), drinking between meals; BY'-ELEC'TION, a parliamentary election during the sitting of parliament: BY'-END, a subsidiary aim; BY'-FORM, a form of a word slightly varying from it; BY'-G[=O]'ING, the action of passing by, esp. IN THE BY-GOING.--adj. BY'GONE.--ns. BY'-LANE, a side lane or passage out of the common road; BY'-M[=O]'TIVE, an unavowed motive; BY'NAME, a nickname; BY'-PASS'AGE, a side passage.--adj. BY'-PAST (Shak.), past: gone by.--ns. BY'PATH, a side path; BY'-PLACE, a retired place; BY'PLAY, a scene carried on, subordinate to and apart from the main part of the play; BY'-PR[=O]'DUCT, an accessory product resulting from some specific process or manufacture; BY'ROAD, a retired side road; BY'ROOM (Shak.), a side or private room; BY'-SPEECH, a casual speech; BY'STANDER, one who stands by or near one--hence a looker-on; BY'-STREET, an obscure street; BY'-THING, a thing of minor importance; BY'-TIME, leisure time; BY'WAY, a private and obscure way; BY'WORD, a common saying: a proverb: an object of common derision; BY'WORK, work for leisure hours.--BY-THE-BY, BY THE WAY, in passing.--LET BYGONES BE BYGONES, let the past alone. [A.S. bi, big; Ger. bei, L. ambi.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  39. BYE, b[=i], n. anything of minor importance, a side issue, a thing not directly aimed at: the condition of being odd, as opposed to even, the state of being left without a competitor, as in tennis, &c.: in cricket, a run stolen by the batsman on the ball passing the wicket-keeper and long-stop, the batsman not having struck the ball.--BY-THE-BYE, or -BY, incidentally, by the way. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  40. Prep. (bi, sometimes bi); Near, at or to side of, in postal district of, about person or in possession of, in company of, in region of, slightly inclining to, (Bromley-by-Bow, Coniston-by-Ambleside; come here by me; stand by, be faithful to, help; abide by, accept, observe; have not got it by me; come by, obtain; by oneself, alone; North by East, between N& NNE: by the head, stern, deeper in water there; by land& sea, adventures by flood& field); along, in passing along, through, via, avoiding, passing, out-stripping, (by nearest road; by the way, as one goes, parenthetically; so by the by, esp. as formula introducing digression; travel by Bale, Paris; pass him by, go by him); during, in the circumstances of, (by day, night, daylight; by the space of, biblical for during); through the agency, means, instrumentality, or causation, of, owing to, in such a manner, with, (by oneself, without help or prompting; know, say, by HEART; multiply, divide, by; 3 ft by 2 ft; lead by the hand; set by the ears, egg on to quarrel; go, be known, by the name of-; what do you mean by that?; travel by rail; by all, no, means; live by bread; do it by one\'s deputy; have children by such a father, mother; authorized, hanged, made, by; no gas to read by; case goes by default; begin, end, bying; by way of a joke; be by way of knowing everybody, profess or be supposed to; cautious by nature; by cheque, £6. 5. 4, in Crentries; by chance; by dint of; by reason of); as soon as, not later than, (by now, next week, tomorrow, the time—with or oftener without—that); according to, after, from, (by rote; by right; by rights, if right were done; take warning, example, by; by your leave; judge by appearances; sell, buy, by retail, measure, the yard, packet); with succession of, succeeding, (by degrees, by hundreds, man by man, little by little); to the extent of (missed by a foot, too moral by half, better by far, much); concerning, in respect of, (do one\'s duty by; French by blood, Jones by name; pull up by the roots); as surely as I believe in (by God; swear by all one holds sacred; swear by vegetarianism, declare complete belief in it). Adv. (bi): Near (stand by, be inactive, also be ready for action, esp. Naut.); aside, in reserve, (put, lay, set, by, abandon or store up); past (they marched by; all that is gone by). [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  41. Subordinate, incidental, secondary, side, sly, out-of-the-way, secret, as by (e) road, the by (e) effects, a by (e) consideration; b. Election. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  42. =BYE (-e usu. exc. in by the by). Concise Oxford Dictionary
  43. A plot, formed in 1603, for seizing James I., and compelling him to grant free exercise of religion; so called to distinguish it from the Main Plot, formed at the same time by George Brooke and others for placing Arabella Stuart on the throne. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  44. In competitions, the position of the odd competitor drawn without a match in a heat or tie. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  45. prep. [Anglo-Saxon] In the neighbourhood of; near or next to; from one to the other side of; past;—through or with, denoting the instrument, cause, way, and the like;—according to, as in quantity, measure, or proportion. Cabinet Dictionary
  46. adv. Near; in the neighbourhood; beside;—passing near; going or gone past. Cabinet Dictionary
  47. It notes the agent; it notes the instrument; it notes the cause; it notes the means by which any thing is performed; at, or in, noting place; it notes the sum of the difference between two things compared; not later than, noting time; beside, noting passage; near to, in presence, noting proximity; before Himself, it notes the absence of all others; it is the solemn from of swearing; at hand; it is used in forms of obtesting; by proxy of; noting substitution. Complete Dictionary
  48. Near at a small distance; beside, passing; in presence. Complete Dictionary
  49. Something not the direct and immediate object of regard, as by the by. Complete Dictionary

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