Adjective "By The Yard" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    By The Yard


    Definition:

    preposition

    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

    Origin:
    by