Synonyms of 'by'
1 throughDictionary, via, with the help of
The feast was served by his mother and sisters.
3 nearDictionary, past, along
She was sitting in a rocking chair by the window.
1 nearbyDictionary, close, handy
Large numbers of security police stood by.
idiomby and by
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