Bye - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |baɪ|  American pronunciation of the word bye
Brit.  |baɪ|  British pronunciation of the word bye

noun

- an automatic advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent(syn: pass)

he had a bye in the first round

- a farewell remark(syn: adieu, adios, arrivederci, bye-bye, cheerio, good-by, good-bye, goodby, goodbye, sayonara)

they said their good-byes

Examples

She got a bye into the second round of the tennis tournament.

Bye, Dave.

Bye! See you on Monday.

Bye for now Dad!

he had a bye in the first round

Word forms

noun
singular: bye
plural: byes
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