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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.
byname an alternate but secondary name for an individual or thing. [2 definitions]
by no means absolutely not; not at all.
BYOB abbreviation of "bring your own bottle." [2 definitions]
by oneself alone or without help (often used with other reflexive pronouns for the same meaning).
bypass a highway that is built to go around an obstacle or an area of congestion such as a city. [5 definitions]
by-path a path that is indirect or rarely used.
by-play less important action that takes place at the same time as the main action, esp. in a play.
by-product a product or result that is a secondary consequence of some process or action.
by reason of because of.
by rights according to principles of fairness and justice.
by-road a secondary road; side road.
Byronic of, concerning, or resembling Byron or his works, esp. by being melodramatic, passionate, melancholy, or ironic.
bystander someone who is present at an occurrence only by chance or does not take part in it.
byte in computers, a basic unit of operation, usu. equal to eight binary digits or bits.
by the book according to the rules; in the proper form or manner.
by the bye incidentally; by the way.
by the same token for the same, or a similar, reason.