Adjective "By The Yard" definition and examples



1. near to or next to: a home by a lake.

2. over the surface of, through the medium of, along, or using as a route: He came by the highway. She arrived by air.

3. on, as a means of conveyance: They arrived by ship.

4. to and beyond the vicinity of; past: He went by the church.

5. within the extent or period of; during: by day; by night.

6. not later than; at or before: I usually finish work by five o'clock.

7. to the extent or amount of: The new house is larg