by

1. preposition /baɪ/
a) Near or next to.

The mailbox is by the bus stop.

b) At some time before (the given time), or before the end of a given time interval.

Be back by ten oclock!

2. adverb /baɪ/
a) Along a path which runs by the speaker.

I watched as it passed by.

b) In the vicinity, near.

The was a shepherd close by.

3. adjective /baɪ/
Out of the way, subsidiary.
4. noun /baɪ/

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