Definitions for go by

Definitions for (verb) go by

Main entry: go by

Definition: be or act in accordance with

Usage: Go by this rule and you'll be safe

Main entry: go by, go under

Definition: be called; go by a certain name

Usage: She goes by her maiden name again

Main entry: go by, go past, surpass, travel by, pass, pass by

Definition: move past

Usage: A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window; He passed his professor in the hall; One line of soldiers surpassed the other

Main entry: elapse, glide by, go along, go by, pass, slide by, slip away, slip by, lapse

Definition: pass by

Usage: three years elapsed

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