Synonyms of by in English:

by

preposition

  • 1 I broke it by forcing the lid
    through, as a result of, because of, by dint of, by way of, via, by means of; with the help of, with the aid of, by virtue of
  • 2 be there by midday
    no later than, in good time for, at, before
  • 3 a house by the lake
    next to, beside, alongside, by/at the side of, adjacent to, side by side with; near, close to, neighboring, adjoining, bordering, overlooking; connected to, contiguous with, attached to
  • 4 go by the building
    past, in front of, beyond
  • 5 all right by me
    according to, with, as far as —— is concerned
  • adverb

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  • 1 people hurried by
    past, on, along
  • Phrases

    by and by

    by and by, you'll learn the routineeventuallyultimatelyfinallyin the endone daysome daysooner or laterin timein a whilein the long runin the fullness of timein time to comeat lengthin the futurein due courseover the long haul

    by oneself

    See oneself

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