Pronunciation:  US [baɪ] UK [baɪ]
  • prep.In accordance with go by;; close to the
  • adv.Passing by, express reservations or saved; short visits
  • n.With the United States "bye. by and again"
  • WebRide;
used for saying which part of a person’ s body or thing you take in your hand when you hold them 
used for referring to someone’ s personality, job, origin, name, etc. 
<<>  Same as bye. by and again 

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