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Synonyms for go-by

Noun

1. goby, gudgeon, percoid fish, percoid, percoidean
usage: small spiny-finned fish of coastal or brackish waters having a large head and elongated tapering body having the ventral fins modified as a sucker

Verb

1. elapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go along, advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on
usage: pass by; "three years elapsed"
2. travel by, pass by, surpass, go past, go by, pass, travel, go, move, locomote
usage: move past; "A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window"; "He passed his professor in the hall"; "One line of soldiers surpassed the other"
3. go by, go under
usage: be called; go by a certain name; "She goes by her maiden name again"
4. go by, follow, conform to
usage: be or act in accordance with; "Go by this rule and you'll be safe"
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