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ˈbaɪˌgɔn, -ˌgɒnby·gone

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bygone, water under the bridgeadjective

    past events to be put aside

    "let bygones be bygones"

  2. bygone, bypast, departed, foregone, goneadjective

    well in the past; former

    "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era"


  1. bygonenoun

    A person or occurrence that took place in the past.

  2. bygoneadjective

    Having been or happened in the far past.


  1. bygone

    A bygone refers to something that belonged to or happened in the past; it can refer to a past event, era, or period that is no longer existing or relevant. It can also be used to describe something that's outdated or obsolete.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bygoneadjective

    past; gone by

  2. Bygonenoun

    something gone by or past; a past event

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bygone in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bygone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of bygone in a Sentence

  1. France Hungary:

    I am not surprised by the performance or the result, we had a very good history in the 1950s and 60s but this is a bygone era and I want to talk about this team.

  2. Andy Carroll:

    This generation sees letters as a very quaint, bygone thing that people used to do, but what they contain is some of the most extraordinary, most powerful sentiments and emotions because everything is more vibrant through the lens of warfare.

  3. Gerard Cassidy:

    These are portfolios of a bygone era that were very, very painful for the banks, america Corp executives are not plain vanilla portfolios, which means America Corp executives are more costly to manage. It may just not be worth the headache.

  4. Aloo Denish Obiero:

    History is a sagacious narrator, softly imparting its wisdom to those who are willing to glean lessons from the echoes of bygone eras.

  5. Shah Asad Rizvi:

    Dance for today, tomorrow and the bygone, and when you do, celebrate the moment

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    being essentially equal to something
    A commensal
    B dicotyledonous
    C tantamount
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