Associations to the word «Bye»


BYE, noun. (sports) The position of a person or team in a tournament or competition who draws no opponent in a particular round so advances to the next round unopposed, or is awarded points for a win in a league table; also the phantom opponent of such a person or team.
BYE, noun. (cricket) An extra scored when the batsmen take runs after the ball has passed the striker without hitting either the bat or the batsman.
BYE, noun. (obsolete) A dwelling.
BYE, noun. (obsolete) A thing not directly aimed at; something which is a secondary object of regard; an object by the way, etc.
BYE, interjection. (colloquial) Goodbye.
BYE, preposition. Obsolete spelling of by
BYE, noun. Obsolete spelling of bee

Dictionary definition

BYE, noun. You advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent; "he had a bye in the first round".
BYE, noun. A farewell remark; "they said their good-byes".

Wise words

Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but principally by catch words.
Robert Louis Stevenson