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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bye /ˈbaɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bye n.
 1. A thing not directly aimed at; something which is a secondary object of regard; an object by the way, etc.; as in on or upon the bye, i. e., in passing; indirectly; by implication. [Obs. except in the phrase by the bye.]
    The Synod of Dort condemneth upon the bye even the discipline of the Church of England.   --Fuller.
 2. Cricket A run made upon a missed ball; as, to steal a bye.
 3. In various sports in which the contestants are drawn in pairs, the position or turn of one left with no opponent in consequence of an odd number being engaged; as, to draw a bye in a round of a tennis tournament.
 4.  Golf The hole or holes of a stipulated course remaining unplayed at the end of a match.
 By the bye, in passing; by way of digression; apropos to the matter in hand. [Written also by the by.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bye n.
 1. A dwelling.
 2. In certain games, a station or place of an individual player.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: you advance to the next round in a tournament without
           playing an opponent; "he had a bye in the first round"
           [syn: pass]
      2: a farewell remark; "they said their good-byes" [syn: adieu,
          adios, arrivederci, auf wiedersehen, au revoir, bye-bye,
          cheerio, good-by, goodby, good-bye, goodbye, good
         day, sayonara, so long]