What is another word for by?

Pronunciation: [bˈa͡ɪ] (IPA)

The word "by" has many synonyms depending on its usage. As a preposition, it can be replaced with "through," "via," "along," or "past." As an adverb, "by" can be replaced with "next," "near," or "close." When used to indicate a deadline, it can be replaced with "before." As a means of indicating a certain method or manner, it can be replaced with "using," "utilizing," or "employing." Additionally, "by" can be replaced with words such as "beside," "aside," or "nearby" to indicate proximity. The vast range of synonyms for "by" showcases the versatility of the English language and demonstrates the importance of context when choosing the most appropriate word.

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Usage examples for By

What are we to think of the authentification of a religion by a sign?
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
Shall we go in by the Garden Room?
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
by the time it was well again another man had his place in the orchestra.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester

Famous quotes with By

  • There are times in my life when I just want to be by myself.
    Aaliyah
  • We always have hoped that American diplomacy deploys itself in dialogue and persuasion rather than by ultimatums. That is the path we want in international relations.
    Mahmoud Abbas
  • Abolition of a woman's right to abortion, when and if she wants it, amounts to compulsory maternity: a form of rape by the State.
    Edward Abbey
  • Love implies anger. The man who is angered by nothing cares about nothing.
    Edward Abbey
  • There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.
    Edward Abbey

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