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  • as inby the way
  • as inincidentally

synonyms for by the bye

  • apart from
  • as to
  • aside
  • in as much as
  • in passing
  • incidentally
  • on the part of
  • parenthetically
  • relating to
  • speaking of
  • while on the subject
  • with reference to
  • casually
  • remotely
  • accidentally
  • as a by-product
  • as side effect
  • by the way
  • fortuitously
  • in passing
  • in related manner
  • not by design
  • obiter
  • parenthetically
  • subordinately
  • unexpectedly
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How to use by the bye in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
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All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
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John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
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The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
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Here were the sources (in part) of the Po and of the Rhine, but I was rather in haste to bid the former good-bye.
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"Yes," said Punch, lifted up in his father's arms to wave good-bye.
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You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
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Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
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Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
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I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
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WORDS RELATED TO BY THE BYE

  • apart from
  • as to
  • aside
  • by the bye
  • in as much as
  • in passing
  • incidentally
  • on the part of
  • parenthetically
  • relating to
  • speaking of
  • while on the subject
  • with reference to
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.