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by

adverb

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at, within, or to a short distance or time
  • The library is close by.
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at close quarters, at hand, on one's doorstep, within call


by

preposition

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1 along the way of
  • went by the woods to get to the summer cottage
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by way of

2 using the means or agency of
  • We tried to convince them by reason.
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by dint of, by means of, by virtue of (or in)

3 close to
  • that house is right by the ocean
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next door to

4 in the course of
  • She attends college by day and works by night.
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