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  • as innecessarily
  • as inper se

synonyms for by definition

  • automatically
  • naturally
  • no doubt
  • undoubtedly
  • unquestionably
  • accordingly
  • as a matter of course
  • axiomatically
  • beyond one's control
  • by its own nature
  • cardinally
  • come what may
  • compulsorily
  • consequently
  • exigently
  • from within
  • fundamentally
  • incontrovertibly
  • indubitably
  • ineluctably
  • inescapably
  • inexorably
  • irresistibly
  • of course
  • of necessity
  • perforce
  • positively
  • pressingly
  • significantly
  • unpreventably
  • vitally
  • willy-nilly
  • without fail

antonyms for by definition

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  • doubtfully
  • questionably
  • unnecessarily
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    How to use by definition in a sentence

    All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
    SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
    The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    Since we are to learn by thinking we must at the outset learn the definition of the three Laws of Thinking.
    ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
    Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
    PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
    Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
    THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
    The merest acquaintance would have said something more emphatic than "I will, thank you; good-by," to such a request.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    He kissed her good-by, and told her she was not looking well and must take care of herself.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    In a party of wits an argument took place as to the definition of a reasonable animal.
    THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
    Reaching Piccadilly, Gray stood for a time on the corner, indifferent to the jostling of passers-by.
    DOPESAX ROHMER
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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