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Antonyms for get by

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage(verb)

    come to terms with

    "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"

    Synonyms:
    wield, take, finagle, discern, bang, screw, vie, handle, recognise, deal, grapple, distinguish, debate, repugn, make love, divvy up, do, jazz, spot, roll in the hay, cut, escape, be intimate, get along, address, fight, lot, pick out, get out, portion out, eff, dole out, make do, compete, plow, bed, do it, consider, superintend, have intercourse, make out, share, manage, struggle, tell apart, supervise, neck, apportion, contest, fill in, administer, treat, parcel out, sell, have it away, sleep with, bring off, dispense, get off, dish out, contend, come, issue, love, argue, hump, get laid, fence, negociate, get away, pull off, allot, have it off, get it on, oversee, sleep together, cover, distribute, write out, carry on, carry off, cope, recognize, bonk, know, wangle, mete out, look at, postulate, have sex, complete, grip, care, fare, lie with, deal out, trade, shell out, have a go at it, conduct, fill out

  2. get by(verb)

    pass or move in front of

    "Bride's Biscuit got by the other dogs to win the race"

    Synonyms:
    make do, get away, get out, escape, cope, grapple, deal, manage, make out, contend, get off

  3. get off, get away, get by, get out, escape(verb)

    escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action

    "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"

    Synonyms:
    scarper, trip out, go out, fly the coop, get off, scat, trip, run away, get around, mail, send, send off, lam, dismount, get down, break away, head for the hills, grapple, bunk, take to the woods, deal, pull, hop out, get out, take out, break, manage, leave, break loose, turn on, make out, miss, bring out, pull out, draw, hightail it, elude, exit, run, contend, cope, make do, escape, light, unhorse, get away, turn tail

Wiktionary

  1. get by(verb)

    Synonyms:
    make do, get along

  2. get by(verb)

    To subsist; to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level.

    Do you think they can get by on only one salary?

    Synonyms:
    make do, get along

How to use get by in a sentence?

  1. Jenny Kelly:

    The benefit of living in the city so far outweighed what we would get by moving out to the suburbs.

  2. Melisa Lai Becker:

    The average person can go into chilly weather and get by without gloves, their fingers would just get a bit cold.

  3. Author Unknown:

    Enthusiasm is that kindling spark which marks the difference between the leaders in every activity and the laggards who put in just enough to "get by."

  4. Barack Obama:

    The cold, hard fact is that even in the midst of recovery, too many Americans are working more than ever just to get by – let alone get ahead. And too many still aren’t working at all.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    I'm running for president because I think that Americans and their families need a champion, and I want to be this champion, i want to stand up and fight for people so that they cannot just get by, but they get ahead and they can stay ahead.

How to pronounce get by?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say get by in sign language?

  1. getby

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