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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (4)

1. pass by;
- Example: "three years elapsed"
[syn: elapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go along]

2. move past;
- Example: "A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window"
- Example: "He passed his professor in the hall"
- Example: "One line of soldiers surpassed the other"
[syn: travel by, pass by, surpass, go past, go by, pass]

3. be called; go by a certain name;
- Example: "She goes by her maiden name again"
[syn: go by, go under]

4. be or act in accordance with;
- Example: "Go by this rule and you'll be safe"


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

go by v 1: pass by; "three years elapsed" [syn: elapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go along] 2: move past; "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" [syn: travel by, pass by, surpass, go past, go by, pass] 3: be called; go by a certain name; "She goes by her maiden name again" [syn: go by, go under] 4: be or act in accordance with; "Go by this rule and you'll be safe"