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by and by before long; soon.
by and large in general; considering everything; primarily.
by any means in any way possible; somehow.
by degrees by steps or stages; gradually.
bye in a sports tournament, the situation of a contestant that is automatically passed on to the next round without having to face an opponent. [2 definitions]
bye-bye (informal) farewell; good-bye.
by-election in Britain and other countries, an election held between general elections to fill a vacant seat in government.
Byelorussian see Belorussian.
by far clearly; undoubtedly.
by fits and starts with much stopping and starting; in short, irregular bursts of activity.
bygone gone by; former; past. [2 definitions]
by halves incompletely or imperfectly. [2 definitions]
by hand with the use of your hands, or by human effort without the help of any machines.
by heart by memory; without the aid of writing or other reminders.
by hook in any possible way, using any possible means.
by jingo an exclamation used for emphasis or to express surprise.
by Jove used as an expression of surprise or emphasis.
bylaw one of the rules that regulate the workings of an organization or company.
by leaps and bounds very quickly.
byline the writer's name at the head of a newspaper or magazine article.
by means of with the aid of; through the use of; through.