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  • phrasein connection with
  • adj.offhand

synonyms for by the way

  • 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
  • breezy
  • casual
  • chance
  • incidental
  • offhand
  • random
  • supervenient
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How to use by the way in a sentence

It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.
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"Capital, capital," his lordship would remark with great alacrity, when there was no other way of escape.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
In this way bundles of the plants are easily made, and in most cases these can be readily carried about.
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You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.
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She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
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There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.
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Big Reginald took their lives at pool, and pocketed their half-crowns in an easy genial way, which almost made losing a pleasure.
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Really, he had made astonishing speed for one who had tunnelled his way underp.
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WORDS RELATED TO BY THE WAY

  • accidentally
  • as a by-product
  • as side effect
  • by the bye
  • by the way
  • casually
  • fortuitously
  • in passing
  • in related manner
  • not by design
  • obiter
  • parenthetically
  • remotely
  • subordinately
  • unexpectedly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.