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Wiktionary

  1. get byverb

    Synonyms:
    make do, get along

  2. get byverb

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manageverb

    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 byverb

    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, escapeverb

    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

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How to use get by in a sentence?

  1. Anthony Fauci:

    What we are doing is we’re trying to get, by a community core, trusted messages that anyone would feel comfortable with listening to, whether you’re a Republican, a Democrat, an independent or whomever you are, that you’re comfortable.

  2. Zhao Song:

    We make just enough to get by now, we're actually lucky because we don't have any outside staff. Some bigger restaurants have closed because they can't pay their staff.

  3. Tom Waits:

    I always had a great appreciation for jazz, but I'm a very pedestrian musician. I get by. I like to think that my main instrument is vocabulary.

  4. Mark Milley:

    He grew up in Europe, and he's lived all over the continent, and he's fluent in French, Russian and Italian. He reads Spanish and Portuguese. And he can get by and understand Polish and Ukrainian, which enables him to communicate directly with about half the population of Europe.

  5. Anna Gedda:

    We see it in the amount of queries we get by mail, in stores and in customer surveys. People are aware and want more information on social as well as environmental issues.


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