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Bye vs. Bya

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Byenoun

(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.

‘Craig's Crew plays the bye next week.’;

Bya

bya or b.y.a. is an abbreviation for .

‘billion years ago’;

Byenoun

(cricket) An extra scored when the batsmen take runs after the ball has passed the striker without hitting either the bat or the batsman.

Byenoun

(obsolete) A dwelling.

Byenoun

(obsolete) A thing not directly aimed at; something which is a secondary object of regard; an object by the way, etc.

Byenoun

obsolete spelling of bee

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Byeinterjection

(colloquial) Goodbye.

Byepreposition

obsolete spelling of by

Byenoun

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.

‘The Synod of Dort condemneth upon the bye even the discipline of the Church of England.’;

Byenoun

A run made upon a missed ball; as, to steal a bye.

Byenoun

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.

Byenoun

The hole or holes of a stipulated course remaining unplayed at the end of a match.

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Byenoun

A dwelling.

Byenoun

In certain games, a station or place of an individual player.

Byenoun

you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent;

‘he had a bye in the first round’;

Byenoun

a farewell remark;

‘they said their good-byes’;

Byenoun

the transfer of a competitor directly to the next round of a competition in the absence of an assigned opponent

‘he has a bye into the second round’;

Byenoun

a run scored from a ball that passes the batsman without being hit (recorded as an extra, not credited to the individual batsman).

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Byenoun

one or more holes remaining unplayed after a match has been decided.

Byeinterjection

short for goodbye

‘Bye for now, Janie!’; ‘Okay, James. I'll call her now. Bye’;

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