Bye

Definition of Bye

Pronunciation:
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.
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.
3.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.
4.(Golf) The hole or holes of a stipulated course remaining unplayed at the end of a match.
By the bye
in passing; by way of digression; apropos to the matter in hand.
1.A dwelling.
2.In certain games, a station or place of an individual player.

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conceding, concession, pass, yielding
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