- 1. preposition
I broke it by forcing the lidSyn:through, as a result of, because of, by dint of, by means of, with the help of, by virtue of2)
be there by middaySyn:no later than, in good time for, before3)
a house by the lakeSyn:next to, beside, alongside, by/at the side of, adjacent to2. adverb
people hurried bySyn:past, on, along
Synonyms and antonyms dictionary. 2014.