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Princeton's WordNet

  1. by-and-by(adverb)

    an indefinite time in the future

    "he'll get around to it in the sweet by-and-by"

  2. by and by, later(adverb)

    at some eventual time in the future

    "By and by he'll understand"; "I'll see you later"

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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. by and by

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

    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

    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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