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bye

secondary matter; side issue; short for good-bye; incidentally: By the bye, how was the dinner?
Not to be confused with:
buy – purchase: buy a car; to acquire by exchange or concession; to bribe: to buy votes; to accept or believe: I don’t buy that story.
by – next to; close to; a house by the sea; through the authority of: a study by the EPA; according to: a lousy movie by anyone’s standards; no later than: I’m usually home by late afternoon.
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bye 1

also by  (bī)
n.
1. A secondary matter; a side issue.
2. Sports The position of one who draws no opponent for a round in a tournament and so advances to the next round.
Idiom:
by the bye/by
By the way; incidentally.

[From by.]

bye 2

 (bī)
interj.
Used to express farewell.

[Short for goodbye.]
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bye

(baɪ)
n
1. (Individual Sports, other than specified) sport the situation in which a player or team in an eliminatory contest wins a preliminary round by virtue of having no opponent
2. (Golf) golf one or more holes of a stipulated course that are left unplayed after the match has been decided
3. (Cricket) cricket a run scored off a ball not struck by the batsman: allotted to the team as an extra and not to the individual batsman. See also leg bye
4. something incidental or secondary
5. by the bye incidentally; by the way: used as a sentence connector
[C16: a variant of by]

bye

or

bye-bye

sentence substitute
informal Brit goodbye
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bye1

(baɪ)

n. Also, by.
1. (in a tournament) the preferential status of a player or team not paired with a competitor in an early round and thus automatically advanced to play in the next round.
2. something subsidiary or secondary.
adj. Idioms:
by the bye, by the way; incidentally.
[1710–20; variant sp. of by1 in its n. sense “side way”]

bye2

or by

(baɪ)

interj.
[by shortening]

bye-

var. of by-: bye-election.
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bye

A run not struck by the bat and allotted to extras.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bye - you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent; "he had a bye in the first round"
conceding, concession, yielding - the act of conceding or yielding
2.bye - a farewell remarkbye - a farewell remark; "they said their good-byes"
farewell, word of farewell - an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting
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Translations

bye

1 [baɪ] EXCL (= goodbye) → adiós, hasta luego, chao or chau (esp LAm)
bye for now!¡hasta luego!

bye

2 [baɪ] N
1. (Sport) → bye m
to have a byepasar a la segunda eliminatoria por sorteo
2. by the byepor cierto, a propósito
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

bye

[ˈbaɪ] exclau revoir!, salut!
bye bye → au revoir!, salut!bye-law [ˈbaɪlɔː]
see bylawby-election [ˈbaɪɪlɛkʃən] n (British)élection f (législative) partielle
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bye

interj (inf)tschüs(s); bye for now!bis bald!
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

bye

[baɪ] excl (fam) (also bye-bye) → ciao!, arrivederci
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
This finding extends those in previous studies, in which researchers have focused on one or two factors that influence women's body image (Byely, Bastiani Archibald, Graber, & Brooks-Gunn, 2000; Holsen, et al., 2012; Pritchard & Cramblitt, 2014) but did not consider and discuss the priority of factors that influence WCBS from an integrated perspective.
Byely et al, 2000.; Leon et al., 1994) has highlighted that familial conflict, dysfunction and negative family relations and atmosphere during adolescence is a contributing factor to the development of disordered eating in some young females.
In a longitudinal study, 17.8% of 11- to 14-year-old girls reported having gone on a diet within the past 6 months, and 34.5% at the one-year follow-up indicated dieting activity within the past 12 months (Byely, Archibald, Graber, & BrooksGunn, 2000).