Synonyms for go by

Synonyms for (verb) go by

Synonyms: go by

Definition: be or act in accordance with

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

Similar words: conform to, follow

Definition: behave in accordance or in agreement with

Usage: Follow a pattern; Follow my example


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


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

Definition: pass by

Usage: three years elapsed

Similar words: go on, advance, march on, progress, move on, pass on

Definition: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

Usage: Time marches on