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go by

 
Noun go by has 1 sense
  1. goby, gudgeon - small spiny-finned fish of coastal or brackish waters having a large head and elongated tapering body having the ventral fins modified as a sucker
    --1 is a kind of percoid fish, percoid, percoidean
    --1 is a member of Gobiidae, family Gobiidae
    --1 has particulars: mudskipper, mudspringer
Verb go by has 4 senses
  1. elapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go along - pass by; "three years elapsed"
    --1 is one way to advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  2. travel by, pass by, surpass, go past, go by, pass - pass 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"
    --2 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. go by, go under - be called; go by a certain name; "She goes by her maiden name again"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. go by - be or act in accordance with; "Go by this rule and you'll be safe"
    --4 is one way to
    follow, conform to
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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