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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bye  \Bye\,  n. 
  1.  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. 
 
  2.  (Golf)  The  hole  or  holes  of  a  stipulated  course  remaining 
  unplayed  at  the  end  of  a  match. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bye  \Bye\  (b[imac]),  n. 
  1.  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.  [Obs.  except  in  the  phrase  by  the  bye.] 
 
  The  Synod  of  Dort  condemneth  upon  the  bye  even  the 
  discipline  of  the  Church  of  England.  --Fuller. 
 
  2.  (Cricket)  A  run  made  upon  a  missed  ball;  as  to  steal  a 
  bye.  --T.  Hughes. 
 
  {By  the  bye},  in  passing;  by  way  of  digression;  apropos  to 
  the  matter  in  hand.  [Written  also  {by  the  by}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bye  \Bye\  (b[imac])  n.  [AS.  b[=y];  cf  Icel.  byg[eth]  dwelling, 
  byggja  b[=u]a,  to  dwell  [root]97.] 
  1.  A  dwelling.  --Gibson. 
 
  2.  In  certain  games,  a  station  or  place  of  an  individual 
  player.  --Emerson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bye 
  adj  :  minor  or  subordinate;  `by'  is  often  used  in  combination;  "a 
  side  interest";  "a  by  (or  bye)  effect";  "only  a  by 
  comment";  "by-election";  "bye-election";  "a 
  by-product";  "by-play"  [syn:  {side(a)},  {by(a)},  {bye(a)}] 
  n  1:  you  advance  to  the  next  round  in  a  tournament  without 
  playing  an  opponent;  "he  had  a  bye  in  the  first  round" 
  [syn:  {pass}] 
  2:  a  farewell  remark;  "they  said  their  good-byes"  [syn:  {adieu}, 
  {adios},  {arrivederci},  {auf  wiedersehen},  {au  revoir},  {bye-bye}, 
  {cheerio},  {good-by},  {goodby},  {good-bye},  {goodbye},  {good 
  day},  {sayonara},  {so  long}] 




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