Definition Of by


concerning; according to.

anything you do is all right by me

identifying the agent performing an action.

indicating a deadline or the end of a particular time period.

I've got to do this report by Monday

indicating location of a physical object beside a place or object.

remains were discovered by the roadside

indicating the amount or size of a margin.

the shot missed her by miles

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Example Of by

  • by air

  • by car

  • by God!

  • by inclination, I'm interested in music

  • by Jove!

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