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preposition - Close to; next to: the window by the door.
preposition - With the use or help of; through: We came by the back road.
preposition - Up to and beyond; past: We drove by the house.
preposition - At or to: stopped by the bakery; came by the house.
preposition - In the period of; during: sleeping by day.
preposition - Not later than: by 5:30 P.M.
preposition - In the amount of: letters by the thousands.
preposition - To the extent of: shorter by two inches.
preposition - According to: played by the rules.
preposition - With respect to: siblings by blood.
preposition - In the name of: swore by the Bible to tell the truth.
preposition - Through the agency or action of: was killed by a bullet.
preposition - Used to indicate a succession of specified individuals, groups, or quantities: One by one they left. They were persuaded little by little.
preposition - Used in multiplication and division: Multiply 4 by 6 to get 24.
preposition - Used with measurements: a room 12 by 18 feet.
preposition - Toward. Used to express direction with points of the compass: south by east.
adverb - On hand; nearby: Stand by.
adverb - Aside; away: We put it by for later.
adverb - Up to, alongside, and past: The car raced by.
adverb - At or to one's home or current location: Stop by later today.
adverb - Into the past: as years go by.
idiom - by oneself Without company; alone: went by herself.
idiom - by oneself Without help: wrote the book by myself.
noun - Variant of bye1.