|1.||[ verb ] pass by, as of time|
|Synonyms:||pass elapse go_along slip_away glide_by slip_by slide_by lapse|
|Related terms:||advance fly lapse|
|2.||[ verb ] pass by|
|Synonyms:||pass pass_by go_past surpass travel_by|
"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"
|Related terms:||travel fly_by zip_by skirt run_by passerby|
|3.||[ verb ] be called; go by a certain name|
"She goes by her maiden name again"
|4.||[ verb ] be or act in accordance with|
"Go by this rule and you'll be safe"