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Definitions for by-and-by
ˌbaɪ ənˈbaɪby-and-by

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. by-and-byadverb

    an indefinite time in the future

    "he'll get around to it in the sweet by-and-by"

  2. by and by, lateradverb

    at some eventual time in the future

    "By and by he'll understand"; "I'll see you later"

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of by-and-by in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of by-and-by in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of by-and-by in a Sentence

  1. John Thomas Lawler:

    She said his shoulders and back were out of line and by gentle manipulation, she could make his life much happier, she started on the shoulders and went around his body... Then the table dropped and he shouted Youre hurting me. You are hurting me. I cant feel my arms.

  2. Dan Barouch:

    But what we saw over time is that those differences then narrowed, and by the first week of December, what we saw in the data is that the lines cross.

  3. Eric Flannery:

    For me, I just got up and went to work every day, and by every day, I mean, every day I just got up and kept on going to work and because we're in such a great neighborhood, and I have such great neighbors.

  4. Chief Art Acevedo:

    Larry McQuilliams shot at an occupied police headquarters. It's occupied 24 hours a day, and by the grace of God we were able to dodge quite a few bullets here.

  5. Omar Khayym:

    I sent my Soul through the Invisible, Some letter of that After-life spell, And by and by my Soul returned to me, And answered I Myself am Heaven and Hell.


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