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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.

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. Russell Ainsworth:

    It has to stop, we want, through Jack McCullough's struggle, for other people to learn that this can happen in our society. This is not part of bygone years and what happened in the '70s and '80s. This is happening today. This is happening to people who are honest, law-abiding citizens.

  2. Yiddish Proverb:

    Bygone troubles are a pleasure to talk about.

  3. 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.

  4. David Mamet:

    The Oscars demonstrate the will of the people to control and judge those they have elected to stand above them (much, perhaps, as in bygone days, an election celebrated the same).

  5. Dejan Stojanovic:

    When the long bygone Lee Po wanted to say something, he could do it with only a few words.

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