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by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (author, creator)von Präp
 Hamlet is a play by Shakespeare.
 Hamlet ist ein Stück von Shakespeare.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (agent in passives)von Präp
 The tree was cut down by his neighbour.
 Der Baum wurde von seinem Nachbarn abgesägt.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (close: around) (ugs: bei dem)beim Kontr
 There's a drinking fountain by the tennis court.
 Beim Tennisplatz gibt es Trinkbrunnen.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (close: past)beim....vorbei Präp + Adv
 We always walk by the post office on the way to work.
 Auf dem Weg zur Arbeit kommen wir immer beim Postamt vorbei.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (close: beside, near to)bei Präp
  neben Präp
 The keys are by the door over there.
 Die Schlüssel befinden sich bei der Tür da drüben.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (close: distance measure)um Präp
 The ball missed the window by a metre.
 Der Ball verpasste das Fenster um einen Meter.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (time: not later than)bis Präp
 You must have the report done by Monday.
 Du musst den Bericht bis Montag abgeschlossen haben.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (via: using the means of)mit Präp
 Should we go by car or by taxi?
 Sollten wir mit dem Auto oder mit der Taxe fahren?
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (via: using a route)über Präp
 I usually go by New York when I fly to Europe.
 Auf meinem Weg nach Europa fliege ich normalerweise über New York.
 
Zusätzliche Übersetzungen
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by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (during)am Präp
  in Präp
 The street is noisy by day but very quiet by night.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (according to)mit Präp
  bei Präp
 I know him by his first name.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (with the authority of)durch Präp
 By the authority vested in me, I proclaim you husband and wife.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in conformity with)nach Präp
 He does everything by the book.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (on the basis of)durch Präp
 They met by chance.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (after, serially)mit Präp
 Things got more tense minute by minute. They walked down the road two by two.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (multiplied by, times) (ugs: Division)durch Präp
 Two by four is eight.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (unit of measure)pro Präp
  im Präp
 She bought eggs by the dozen. We get paid by the hour.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (horse: sired by)von Präp
 Screaming Thunder, by Screaming Eagle, won the Preakness.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (describing compass points)von Präp
 Head northeast by north.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (indicating means)indem Konj
 By finishing her homework early, she was able to join her friends.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (accompanying conditions) (Atmosphäre)bei Präp
 We love to eat by candlelight.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (indicating dimensions)mal Adv
 The board should measure 2 by 4 feet.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (margin)um Präp
 CO2 emissions have reduced by 5% over the past three years. Jeff is older than Carl by eight months.
  Fehlt etwas wichtiges? Melden Sie einen Fehler oder machen einen Verbesserungsvorschlag.

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abide by [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (obey)sich an etw halten Präp + Vr
  befolgen Vt
  etw treu bleiben Adj + Vi
 Cathy decided to abide by the rules.
 Cathy entschied sich, sich an die Regeln zu halten.
be accompanied by [sb/sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (go in company with)von jemandem/etw begleitet Präp + V Part Perf
  in Begleitung von jemandem/etw Rdw
  mit etw/jmd Präp
be accompanied by [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (coexist with)mit etw Präp
  in Begleitung von etw Rdw
  von etw begleitet Präp + V Part Perf
baffled by [sth] adj + prep (confused, mystified)wegen etwas verwirrt Präp + V Part Perf
  von etwas verblüfft Präp + V Part Perf
  von etwas überrascht Präp + V Part Perf
 The police detective was baffled by the strange circumstances of the murder.
 Der Kommissar war wegen den seltsamen Umständen des Mordes verwirrt.
be bogged down in/by [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (encumbered or oppressed)feststecken Vi, sepa
 The lawyer was bogged down in paper work.
benumbed by [sth] adj + prep literary (made numb by: cold, etc.)durch etw betäubt Präp + Adj
be beset by [sth/sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (under attack: from enemy)von jemandem angegriffen werden VP
  von jemandem belagert werden VP
be beset by [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (surrounded by)von etwas umgeben sein VP
be beset by [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (assailed: by difficulties, doubts, etc.) (übertragen)von etwas heimgesucht werden VP
  (übertragen)von etwas überfallen werden VP
 Joan was suddenly beset by doubts as to her brother's motives.
besotted by [sb],
besotted with [sb]
adj + prep
(infatuated with [sb])verrückt nach Adj + Präp
  besessen von Adj + Präp
  begeistert von Adj + Präp
 He is besotted by her and would do anything for her.
bit by bit advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (gradually)Schritt für Schritt Rdw
  schrittweise Adv
  nach und nach Rdw
bothered by [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (concerned, troubled)jemanden stören Vt + Hv
  jemanden nerven Vt
  jemandem Sorgen bereiten Npl + Vt
 I am bothered by the way he treats my daughter.
 Es stört mich, wie du mit deiner Tochter umgehst.
bound (to [sth]),
bound (by [sth])
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
figurative (legally obligated)an etwas gebunden Präp + V Part Perf
  jemandem verpflichtet V Part Perf
 We are bound by the terms of the contract.
 Wir sind an die Richtlinien des Vertrags gebunden.
by a great deal advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (by a large amount or extent)um einiges Adv + Pron
  um ein Vielfaches Rdw
 The Indian Ocean is smaller than the Pacific Ocean by a great deal.
by a hair advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (by a very slight margin, only just)um ein Haar Rdw
  fast, beinahe Adv
  um Haaresbreite Adv + Nf
 The truck missed the cyclist by a hair.
by a hair's breadth advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (by the slightest margin)um Haaresbreite Adv + Nf
  gerade so Adj + Adv
 The horse won by a hair's breadth.
by a show of hands advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (with an impromptu vote)spontan Adj
 Our class decided to continue reading the novel by a show of hands.
by accident advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (mistakenly, not intentionally)aus Versehen Präp + Nn
  versehentlich Adv
  unabsichtlich Adv
 I spilt some coffee on the carpet by accident.
by all accounts advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (according to everyone)allem Anschein nach Rdw
  nach allen Aussagen Rdw
  laut allen Rdw
by all means advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (of course, certainly) (umgangssprachlich)klar, logisch Adv
  natürlich, selbstverständlich, sicherlich Adv
 "Can I borrow your pen for a moment?" "By all means!"
 "Darf ich mir deinen Stift kurs ausleihen?" - "Klar! (or: Logisch!)"
by and by advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in a while)bald Adv
  demnächst Adv
  später Adv
by and by advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (eventually)irgendwann Adv
  bald Adv
  später Adv
 Be patient! I'll get around to it by and by.
by and large advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in general, on the whole)im Großen und Ganzen Rdw
  im Allgemeinen Rdw
 Not everything about my job is good, but by and large, I enjoy it.
 Nicht alles an meinem Job ist gut, aber im Großen und Ganzen macht er mir Spaß.
by any chance advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (possibly)zufällig Adv
 Would you by any chance be able to lend me $10?
by any means advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in any way, via any method)irgendwie Adv
  egal wie Adv + Adv
  auf irgendeine Art Rdw
by birth advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (through one's family)gebürtig Adj
 The U.S. Constitution requires the president to be American by birth, not a naturalized citizen.
by birth advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (through natural talent)geboren Adj
 He was an artist by birth.
by bus advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (travel or transport: on a bus)mit dem Bus Rdw
 Amy usually travels to work by bus.
by car advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (via motor vehicle)mit dem Auto Rdw
 By car, you could get from Lansing to Detroit in about two hours.
by chance advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (coincidentally)zufällig Adv
 I met my French teacher by chance in the supermarket.
 Ich habe zufällig meinen Französischlehrer im Supermarkt getroffen.
by contrast advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (on the other hand)auf der anderen Seite Rdw
  hingegen Adv
  im Gegensatz dazu Rdw
 I'm always late but you, by contrast, are always on time.
 Ich komme immer zu spät, aber du auf der anderen Seite bist immer pünktlich.
by default advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in the absence of alternatives)automatisch Adj
  von allein Präp + Adj
 When his opponent pulled out of the match, he won by default.
by default advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not actively or purposefully)automatisch Adj
  unbewusst Adj
  (formell)intuitiv Adj
by doing advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (by practising, on the job)praktisch Adv
  auf dem praktischen Weg Rdw
 I've never been great at tests and exams: learn best by doing.
by extension advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in a more general sense)außerdem Adv
  (formell)ferner Adv
  (veraltet)obendrein Adv
 Calling me a dumb blonde insults me and, by extension, insults all women with blonde hair.
by far advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (by a large margin)mit Abstand Adv + Nm
  bei weitem Präp + Adv
 The U.S. is, by far, the largest producer of corn in the world.
 Die USA sind mit Abstand die größten Maisproduzenten auf der Welt.
by foot,
on foot
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(on foot, walking)zu Fuß Präp + Nm
 Most people drove but a few arrived by foot.
by hand advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (manually, not by machine)in Handarbeit Präp + Nf
  manuell Adv
 You can see that these tools were made by hand.
by heart advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (from memory)auswendig Adv
 I learnt the sonnet by heart.
 Ich habe das Sonett auswendig gelernt.
by installments (US),
by instalments (UK)
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(a bit at a time) (Finanzwesen)in Raten Präp + Npl
 I'm paying for my saxophone by installments of $50 each month.
by itself advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (without help)von selbst Präp + Adv
  von allein Präp + Adv
  automatisch Adv
 The bruise will go away by itself.
by itself advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (without adornment)allein Adv
 Does the dress look good by itself, or should I put on gold beads?
by law advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (legally)laut Gesetz Präp + Nn
  dem Gesetz nach Rdw
 By law, in England, the minimum age for buying alcoholic beverages is eighteen.
by means of [sth] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (via)mit Hilfe von Rdw
  über Präp
  via Präp
by mistake advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (accidentally, not on purpose)fälschlicherweise Adv
  aus Versehen Präp + Nn
  unabsichtlich Adv
 By mistake, I gave him your phone number instead of mine!
by night advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at night-time)bei Nacht adv
  nachts adv
  nächtlich adj
 The solders staged a surprise attack by night.
 Die Soldaten inszenierten einen Überraschungsangriff bei Nacht.
by no means advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not at all, not in any way)auf keinen Fall Rdw
  keineswegs Adv
 This handbag costs £300, but it's by no means the most expensive one in the shop.
 Diese Handtasche kostet 300 Pfund aber sie ist auf keinen Fall die teuerste in diesem Laden.
by now advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (before this moment)längst Adv
  schon Adv
  bereits Adv
 My guests should have arrived by now – dinner's getting cold.
 Meine Gäste sollten längst gekommen sein - das Abendessen wird kalt.
by post advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (through the mail)mit der Post Rdw
 Can you either fax it to me or send it by post?
by reason of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (because of)wegen Präp
  angesichts Präp
  (formell)dank Präp
 Sarah was found innocent by reason of insanity.
by that time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (before or at a given period in the past)zu dieser Zeit Rdw
  damals Adv
by that time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (before or at a given period in the future)zu dieser Zeit Rdw
  dann Adv
 Where will you be in 50 years? By that time, I will be an old man!
by the back door advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative, informal (by illegitimate means)durch das Hintertürchen Rdw
by the book advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (according to rules)nach Vorschrift Präp + Nf
  ordnungsgemäß Adv
  vorschriftsmäßig Adv
 My boss likes to do things by the book.
by the by,
by the bye
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(by the way)eigentlich Adv
  übrigens Adv
 What result, by the by, did you get in the exam?
by the by,
by the bye
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
informal (incidental)nebensächlich Adv
  zweitrangig Adv
 The choir's robes are by the by; it's their singing that we have come for.
by the end advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (before the final moment)am Ende Präp + Nn
  am Schluss Präp + Nm
 By the end of the first chapter, I could guess the solution to the mystery. I'm usually exhausted by the end of the day.
 Am Ende des ersten Kapitels konnte ich die Auflösung des Geheimnisses erraten. Am Ende des Tages bin ich normalerweise erschöpft.
by the same token exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (similarly)ähnlich Adv
  ebenso Adv
  (formell)dito Adv
by the time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at some point before)bevor Adv
  bis Adv
 You better have your chores done by the time I get home or you're in big trouble. The traffic was so bad that by the time I got to the office I was 20 minutes late.
 Du hast deine Aufgaben im Haushalt besser erledigt bevor ich nach Hause komme, oder bekommst großen Ärger.
 Der Verkehr war so schlimm, dass ich 20 Minuten zu spät war, bis ich im Büro war.
by the way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (incidentally)apropos Adv
  übrigens Adv
  was ich noch sagen wollte Rdw
 By the way, have you seen this before?
 Apropos, hast du das schon einmal gesehen?
by then advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (sometime before a future point)dann Adv
  bis dahin Adv + Adv
 By then it will be too late. The party starts at 7:00? That's okay – I should be ready by then.
 Dann wird es zu spät sein.
 Die Party fängt um 7 Uhr an? Das ist okay - bis dahin sollte ich fertig sein.
by this time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at some point before this moment)zu dieser Zeit Rdw
  jetzt Adv
 I would normally be in bed by this time. By this time, you should have finished studying for the exam.
by train advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (travel or transport: on a train)mit dem Zug, mit der Bahn Rdw
  per Zug Präp + Nm
 The easiest way to get there is by train.
by virtue of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." formal (because of)wegen, aufgrund, durch, dank Präp
  (formell)zwecks Präp
  infolge Präp
 By virtue of your mere presence, the theater's attendance doubled.
 Alleine aufgrund deiner Anwesenheit hat sich die Besucherzahl des Theaters verdoppelt.
by way of [sth] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (going through)über etwas Präp
  (Flugwesen)mit Zwischenstopp in etwas Rdw
  (Auto, Zug)mit Halt in etwas Rdw
 She flew from Khartoum to Kathmandu by way of Dubai.
 Sie flog über Dubai von Khartoum nach Kathmandu.
by way of [sth] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (by means of)mit Hilfe von etwas Rdw
  über etwas Präp
  via etwas Präp
by word of mouth advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (from what others say)durch Hörensagen Präp + Nn
  aus dritter Hand Rdw
by yourself,
all by yourself
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(without company)allein Adv
by yourself,
all by yourself
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(without help)ohne Hilfe Präp + Nf
  allein Adv
  im Alleingang Präp + Nm
  eigenständig Adv
by-law nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: organizational rule)Verordnung, Bestimmung Nf
  Satzung Nf
by-line,
byline
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(line with journalist's name)Verfasserangabe Nf
  Zeile mit Angaben zum Verfasser Rdw
by-line/byline [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (article: attribute)jmd angeben Part Vt, sepa
  jmd etw zuschreiben Part Vt, sepa
by-name,
byname
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(nickname)Spitzname Nm
  (altmod)Beiname Nm
bypass [sth],
by-pass
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(go around)etw umfahren Vt, fix
  etw umgehen Vt, fix
 The truck driver bypassed the small towns in order to arrive quicker.
 Der LKW-Fahrer umfuhr die kleine Stadt, um schneller anzukommen.
bypass,
by-pass
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(road around area) (Verkehr)Umgehungsstraße Nf
  (Verkehr)Ortsumgehung, Umfahrung Nf
 We took the bypass because it's quicker.
 Wir haben die Umgehungsstraße genommen, weil das schneller ging.
byplay,
by-play
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(incidental onstage action)Nebenhandlung Nf
byproduct,
by-product
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
([sth] produced while making [sth] else)Nebenprodukt Nn
byproduct,
by-product
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(additional outcome or result)Nebenprodukt Nn
byroad,
by-road
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(countryside: side road)Landstraße Nf
  Nebenstraße Nf
  Seitenstraße Nf
byway nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (side road)Nebenstraße Nf
  Seitenstraße Nf
be characterized by [sth],
also UK: be characterised by [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(have as an identifying trait)typisch sein Adj + Vi
  charakteristisch sein Adj + Vi
 Summers here are characterized by hot days and cool nights.
close by advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (near, in close proximity)in der Nähe Rdw
  um die Ecke Rdw
  nicht weit weg Rdw
 Gerald's sister lives close by so it's easy for him to visit her.
close by,
close-by
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
in der Nähe Rdw
  um die Ecke Rdw
  nah bei Adj + Präp
 Is there a close-by store where we could buy eggs?
come by vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal (pay a visit)vorbeischauen, vorbeikommen Vi, sepa
  einen Besuch abstatten Rdw
 He doesn't come by often.
 Er schaut (or: kommt) nicht oft vorbei.
come by [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] informal (find, obtain by chance)auf etwas stoßen Präp + Vi
  etwas zufällig finden Adj + Vt
 We came by these old coins in our garden when we were digging over the vegetable plot.
 Wir sind auf diese alten Münzen in unserem Garten gestoßen, als wir das Gemüsebeet gruben.
comply by [sth] vi + prep (act accordingly before: a given date)bis etwas nachkommen Präp + Vi, sepa
consent judgment,
judgment by consent,
also UK: consent judgement,
judgement by consent
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(law: agreement) (zweier Parteien)Übereinkommen Nn
  Einwilligung Nf
  Einverständnis Nn
consumed with [sth],
consumed by [sth]
adj + prep
figurative (overwhelmed by emotion)erfüllt sein Adj + Vi
  ergriffen sein Adj + Vi
  überwältigt sein Adj + Vi
 Paul was consumed with jealousy when he saw Sarah with another man.
be controlled by [sb] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (person: be manipulated by [sb])beherrscht Adj
  gesteuert Adj
  beherrscht Adj
 Stacy is controlled by her husband; she will do anything he wants her to do.
counterweight [sth] by doing [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (provide a balance with)ausgleichen Vt, sepa
  ins Gleichgewicht bringen Rdw
  ausbalancieren Vt, sepa
 We counterweighted the negative aspects of the deal by offering plenty of freebies.
covered (with/by [sth]) adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (with [sth] overlaid)abgedeckt V Part Perf
  bedeckt V Part Perf
  überdeckt V Part Perf
 I made sure the piano was covered with a dropcloth before I painted the ceiling.
 Ich habe sichergestellt, dass das Klavier abgedeckt war, bevor ich mit dem Anstreichen anfing.
covered by [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (with [sth] overlaid)von etwas bedeckt Präp + V Part Perf
  mit etwas bedeckt Präp + V Part Perf
  von etwas überzogen Präp + V Part Perf
day by day advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (gradually)Tag für Tag Rdw
  jeden Tag Pron + Nm
  tagtäglich Adv
 His pain decreased day by day as his injuries gradually healed.
be directed by [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (movie: have as director)Regie bei etwas führen VP
 '2001, A Space Odyssey' was directed by Stanley Kubrick.
be directed by [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (project: be coordinated by)von jemandem koordiniert werden VP
 This book series was directed by the chair of the department.
be directed by [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be controlled, ordered by)von jemandem angeordnet werden VP
  von jemandem kontrolliert werden VP
 The bombing was directed by the top general in charge.
disillusioned by [sth],
disillusioned with [sth]
adj + prep
(disappointed by [sth](ugs)enttäuscht von etwas Adj + Präp
  (liter)entmutigt von etwas Adj + Präp
  (allg)traurig über etwas Adj + Präp
 Many school leavers are disillusioned by the lack of opportunities open to them.
divide [sth] (by [sth]) vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." often passive (number: find quotient) (Mathematik)teilen Vt
 Twelve divided by six is two.
 Zwölf geteilt durch sechs ist zwei.
divide [sth] by [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." often passive (number: find quotient)etwas geteilt durch etwas V Part Perf + Präp
  etwas durch etwas teilen Präp + Vt
 Twelve divided by six is two.
 Zwölf geteilt durch sechs ist zwei.
divide by [sth] vi + prep (number: be divisible)teilen Vt
 30 does not divide by 8.
 30 lässt sich nicht durch 8 teilen.
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by [baı]
  • I präp
    • 1. (Raum) (nahe) bei oder an (+dat), neben (+dat):
      by the window beim oder am Fenster

    • 2. durch (+akk), über (+akk), via, an (+dat) … entlang oder vorbei:
      he came by Park Road er kam über oder durch die Parkstraße;
      we drove by the park wir fuhren am Park entlang;
      by land zu Land(e)

    • 3. (Zeit) während, bei:
      by day bei Tag(e);
      day by day Tag für Tag;
      by lamplight bei Lampenlicht

    • 4. bis (zu oder um oder spätestens):
      be here by 4.30 sei um 4 Uhr 30 hier;
      by the allotted time bis zum festgesetzten Zeitpunkt;
      by now nunmehr, inzwischen, schon

    • 5. (Urheber) von, durch:
      a book by Shaw ein Buch von Shaw;
      settled by him durch ihn oder von ihm geregelt;
      by nature von Natur (aus);
      by oneself aus eigener Kraft, selbst, allein

    • 6. (Mittel) durch, mit, vermittels:
      by listening durch Zuhören;
      driven by steam mit Dampf betrieben;
      by rail per Bahn;
      by letter brieflich

    • 7. gemäß, nach:
      by my watch it is now ten nach meiner Uhr ist es jetzt zehn

    • 8. (Menge) um, nach:
      too short by an inch um einen Zoll zu kurz;
      sold by the metre meterweise verkauft

    • 9. MATH
      a) mal: 3 (multiplied) by 4;
      the size is 9 feet by 6 die Größe ist 9 mal 6 Fuß

      b) durch: 6 (divided) by 2
    • 10.
      by the way oder by the by(e) übrigens

  • II adv
    • 1. dabei:
      close by, hard by dicht dabei

    • 2.
      by and large im Großen und Ganzen;
      by and by demnächst, nach und nach

    • 3. vorbei, -über:
      pass by vorübergehen

    • 4. beiseite: put by
by- [baı] Vorsilbe
  • 1. Neben…, Seiten…
  • 2. geheim
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