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How to Pronounce by?

Correct pronunciation for the word "by" is [bˈa͡ɪ], [bˈa‍ɪ], [b_ˈaɪ].

Definition of by

  1. Against.
  2. As a prefix, signifying side, secondary, private.
  3. Near; with; through, as author, maker, cause, means; according to; in the measure or quantity of; during; not later than.
  4. 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.
  5. Near.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the plural form of by?

The word "by" does not have a distinct plural form. It remains the same in both singular and plural contexts.

What is the singular form of by?

The singular form of the word "by" is "b"

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