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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Beside or near something. Used to say what means or method someone uses to do something.

Usage examples (3)
  • She stood by the window, waiting for her son to arrive.
  • Can you be satisfied in the long term by looking laterally for happiness?
  • Dake earned his first title by a score of 7-4, showing his strength on top and his defensive capabilities. for more
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  • After her team got a "bye" (skipping a turn in a tournament), she said "'bye" (goodbye) and left to "buy" (purchase) sodas at the store "by" (near) the park.
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