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bye1 / / • n. 1. the transfer of a competitor directly to the next round of a competition in the absence of an assigned opponent. 2. Golf one or more holes remaining unplayed after the match has been decided. PHRASES: by the byevariant spelling of by the by (see by). bye2 • interj. inf. short for goodbye.

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bye †second or subsidiary object or course XVI; phr. by the bye
i. as a subsidiary matter XVII
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ii. ‘by the way’ XVIII. The usual sp. of by when used sb., but varying with by; ellipt. use of BY-meaning ‘secondary’, ‘subsidiary’, e.g. as opp. to main in dicing, referring to stake, throw, or chance, and in various sports.

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byeally, Altai, apply, assai, awry, ay, aye, Baha'i, belie, bi, Bligh, buy, by, bye, bye-bye, chi, Chiangmai, Ciskei, comply, cry, Cy, Dai, defy, deny, Di, die, do-or-die, dry, Dubai, dye, espy, eye, fie, fly, forbye, fry, Frye, goodbye (US goodby), guy, hereby, hi, hie, high, I, imply, I-spy, July, kai, lie, lye, Mackay, misapply, my, nearby, nigh, Nye, outfly, passer-by, phi, pi, pie, ply, pry, psi, Qinghai, rai, rely, rocaille, rye, scry, serai, shanghai, shy, sigh, sky, Skye, sky-high, sly, spin-dry, spry, spy, sty, Sukhotai, supply, Tai, Thai, thereby, thigh, thy, tie, Transkei, try, tumble-dry, underlie, Versailles, Vi, vie, whereby, why, wry, Wye, xi, Xingtai, Yantai

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