Words That Start With By List and Examples

Today’s article covers a comprehensive list of words that start with “by” to help you expand your vocabulary.

  1. Bypass – To avoid or go around.
  2. Bygone – Past; former.
  3. Bystander – A person who is present but not actively involved.
  4. Byword – A proverbial expression or word.
  5. By- product – A secondary result.
  6. Byline – A line in a newspaper naming the writer.
  7. Byway – A minor road or path.
  8. Bywater – An area of stagnant or slow- moving water.
  9. Bygone – Something from an earlier time.
  10. Byplay – Secondary or background action.
  11. Byroad – A secondary or less important road.
  12. Byline – Credit line for a published piece.
  13. By- path – A less traveled or hidden path.
  14. Bylaw – A local or organization- specific rule.
  15. Byname – A nickname.
  16. By- work – Secondary employment or activity.
  17. Byword – Often- used phrase or expression.
  18. Byzantium – The ancient city now called Istanbul.
  19. Bytown – Former name of Ottawa, Canada.
  20. Bylines – Plural of byline.
  21. Bypasser – One who bypasses.
  22. Bylined – Signed with a byline.
  23. Byelaw – Alternate spelling of bylaw.
  24. Byssus – Fine silky filament.
  25. Bywrite – A non- main article or piece.
  26. Byright – As per right or entitlement.
  27. Bycatch – Unintended catch, marine or otherwise.
  28. Byox – By- product of agricultural processing.
  29. Bywork – Additional or secondary work.

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