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bye

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

byen. 
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "The Synod of Dort condemneth upon the bye even the discipline of the Church of England."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A run made upon a missed ball; as, to steal a bye.  T. Hughes.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  The hole or holes of a stipulated course remaining unplayed at the end of a match.  [1913 Webster]
By the bye, in passing; by way of digression; apropos to the matter in hand. [Written also by the by.]
byen. [AS. b; cf. Icel. byg dwelling, byggja, b, to dwell
  •  A dwelling.  Gibson.  [1913 Webster]
  •  In certain games, a station or place of an individual player.  Emerson.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bye, n.
1 Cricket a run scored from a ball that passes the batsman without being hit.
2 the status of an unpaired competitor in a sport, who proceeds to the next round as if having won.
3 Golf one or more holes remaining unplayed after the match has been decided.

Idiom
by the bye = by the by. leg-bye Cricket a run scored from a ball that touches the batsman.
bye, int. colloq. = GOODBYE.

Etymology
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ROGET THESAURUS

bye

Exclusion

N exclusion, nonadmission, omission, exception, rejection, repudiation, exile, noninclusion, preclusion, prohibition, separation, segregation, seposition, elimination, expulsion, cofferdam, excluding, exclusive, excluded, unrecounted, not included in, inadmissible, exclusive of, barring, except, with the exception of, save, bating, exclusion, seclusion, exclusion, seclusion, privacy, retirement, reclusion, recess, snugness, delitescence, rustication, rus in urbe, solitude, solitariness, isolation, loneliness, estrangement from the world, voluntary exile, aloofness, cell, hermitage, convent, sanctum sanctorum, depopulation, desertion, desolation, wilderness, howling wilderness, rotten borough, Old Sarum, exclusion, excommunication, banishment, exile, ostracism, proscription, cut, cut direct, dead cut, inhospitality, inhospitableness, dissociability, domesticity, Darby and Joan, recluse, hermit, eremite, cenobite, anchoret, anchorite, Simon Stylites, troglodyte, Timon of Athens, Santon, solitaire, ruralist, disciple of Zimmermann, closet cynic, Diogenes, outcast, Pariah, castaway, pilgarlic, wastrel, foundling, wilding, secluded, sequestered, retired, delitescent, private, bye, out of the world, out of the way, the world forgetting by the world forgot, snug, domestic, stay-at-home, unsociable, unsocial, dissocial, inhospitable, cynical, inconversable, unclubbable, sauvage, troglodytic, solitary, lonely, lonesome, isolated, single, estranged, unfrequented, uninhabitable, uninhabited, tenantless, abandoned, deserted, deserted in one's utmost need, unfriended, kithless, friendless, homeless, lorn, forlorn, desolate, unvisited, unintroduced, uninvited, unwelcome, under a cloud, left to shift for oneself, derelict, outcast, banished, noli me tangere, among them but not of them, and homeless near a thousand homes I stood, far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, makes a solitude and calls it peace, magna civitas magna solitudo, never less alone than when alone, O sacred solitude! divine retreat!.


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