1 near, beside, next to, close to, alongside:
I park my car by my house.
2 via, by way of, through; past:
I go home by High Wycombe.
3 by means of, on:
4 before, not later than, sooner than:
I have to leave by Monday.
5 during, at:
6 Often, close by. near, nearby, at hand, close, about, around, Literary nigh:
When she is close by I get a tingling sensation.
7 past, nearby:
When he walked by I nearly died.
8 away, aside:
We put by a little for a rainy day.