Definition of Bye

1. Noun. You advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent. "He had a bye in the first round"

Exact synonyms: Pass
Generic synonyms: Conceding, Concession, Yielding
Derivative terms: Pass



2. Noun. A farewell remark. "They said their good-byes"

Definition of Bye

1. n. A thing not directly aimed at; something which is a secondary object of regard; an object by the way, etc.; as in on or upon the bye, i. e., in passing; indirectly; by implication.

2. n. A dwelling.

3. n. In various sports in which the contestants are drawn in pairs, the position or turn of one left with no opponent in consequence of an odd number being engaged; as, to draw a bye in a round of a tennis tournament.

Definition of Bye

1. Noun. (sports) The position of a person or team in a tournament or competition who draws no opponent in a particular round so advances to the next round unopposed, or is awarded points for a win in a league table; also the phantom opponent of such a person or team. ¹

2. Noun. (cricket) An extra scored when the batsmen take runs after the ball has passed the striker without hitting either the bat or the batsman. ¹

3. Interjection. (colloquial) Goodbye. ¹

4. Preposition. (obsolete spelling of by) ¹

5. Noun. (obsolete spelling of bee) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bye

1. a side issue [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bye

bybidders
byblow
byblows
bycatch
bycatches
bycatching
bycaught
bycause
bycoket
bycokets
byde
byded
bydes
byding
bydweller
bye (current term)
bye-blow
bye-blows
bye-bye
bye-law
bye election
bye law
byelaw
byelaws
byelection
byelections
byeline
byembye
byes
byfall

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