What does by-and-by mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word by-and-by.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. by-and-by(adverb)

    an indefinite time in the future

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

  2. by and by, later(adverb)

    at some eventual time in the future

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

How to pronounce by-and-by?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say by-and-by in sign language?

  1. byandby

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. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Your life per se is a journey and like every other journey it will surely end someday, sometime, somewhere and somehow. So come on, engage yourself in doing only the things that can outlive you and speak for you globally or perpetually after your demise. Listen up, you can succeed in leaving behind an indelible mark here (on earth). As a matter of fact, many mortals like you have already succeeded in leaving behind their indelible marks here (on earth) by living for others and by enriching or touching numerous lives e.g. Mother Theresa, Maya Angelou, Henry Ford, Pat Robertson, Myles Munroe, Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, Uma Ukpai, Og Mandino, Les Brown, Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jnr., Mahatma Gandhi, Bill Gates, Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation, Warren Buffett, William Shakespeare, Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, Zig Ziglar, Mark Zuckerberg, John Dewey, Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Foundation, George Soros, John D. Rockefeller Snr., John D. Rockefeller Jnr., Rockefeller Family, Rockefeller Foundation, Sudha Murthy, J.R.D Tata, J.N Tata, Tata Family, Tata Group, Tata Motors, RVM, RVM foundation, Aliko Dangote, Dangote Foundation, Dangote Group, MTN Foundation, MTN Group, Robert F. Smith, Rochas Okorocha, Rochas Okorocha Foundation, Sir Emeka Ofor, Sir Emeka Ofor Foundation, Ifeanyi Ubah, Ifeanyi Ubah Foundation, among others. ~Emeasoba George

  2. Jennifer Francis:

    What we think is going on - and this is a hot topic and by no means settled science - we think there is one area where ice is being lost more than anywhere else in the Barents Sea in Northwest Russia, for whatever reason, the ice is disappearing there very fast.

  3. Andrew Cuomo:

    By providing individuals who have suffered the consequences of an unfair marijuana conviction with a path to have their records expunged and by reducing draconian penalties, we are taking a critical step forward in addressing a broken and discriminatory criminal justice process.

  4. RVM:

    Start each day with an act of Kindness. Make someone’s day, and by doing so make your own.

  5. Bob Baffert:

    Justify is one of the finest horses Ive had the privilege of training and by any standard is one of the greatest of all time, i am proud to stand by his record and my own.

Images & Illustrations of by-and-by

  1. by-and-byby-and-byby-and-byby-and-byby-and-by


Translations for by-and-by

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for by-and-by »

Translation

Find a translation for the by-and-by definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these by-and-by definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "by-and-by." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 16 Apr. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/by-and-by>.

    Are we missing a good definition for by-and-by? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    black-and-red or black-and-yellow orioles of the American tropics
    • A. howdah
    • B. cazique
    • C. urus
    • D. confrere

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for by-and-by:


    Definitions.net

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.