from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. By virtue of this act, decree, bulletin, or document; by this means.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. By this means, action or process.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By means of this.
  • adv. Close by; very near.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Near by; not far off.
  • By this; by means of this.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. (formal) by means of this


here +‎ by (Wiktionary)



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