(noun.) you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent; 'he had a bye in the first round'.
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(n.) 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.
(n.) A run made upon a missed ball; as, to steal a bye.
(n.) A dwelling.
(n.) In certain games, a station or place of an individual player.