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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.
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; also myself, herself, himself, yourself, yourselves, ourselves, and themselves.
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.