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Princeton's WordNet

  1. by-and-by(adverb)

    an indefinite time in the future

  2. by and by, later(adverb)

    at some eventual time in the future

    Synonyms:
    after, subsequently, by and by, afterwards, later, afterward, later on

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. by and by

    Synonyms:
    after a while, hereafter, in the future, some time

    Antonyms:
    at once, directly, forthwith, immediately, instanter, instantly, now, presently, right away, right off, straightway, this instant, without delay

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. by and by

    Synonyms:
    presently, soon, before long, in a short time


Translations for by and by

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  • ar ballIrish
  • על ידי ועל ידיHebrew
  • taihoa, taro ake, tāria te wā, taro kau iho, taihoa akeMāori
  • мир иной, тот свет, постепенноRussian

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