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Etymology 1

Variant form of by.

Noun

Singular
bye

Plural
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  1. (sports) The position of a person or team in a tournament or competition who draws no opponent in a particular round so advances to the next round unopposed, or is awarded points for a win in a league table; also the phantom opponent of such a person or team.
    Craig's Crew plays the bye next week.
  2. (cricket) An extra scored when the batsmen take runs after the ball has passed the striker without hitting either the bat or the batsman.

Etymology 2

Shortened form of goodbye.

Interjection

bye!

  1. (colloquial) Goodbye.
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