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Synonyms for get by

Synonyms for (verb) get by

Synonyms: escape, get away, get by, get off, get out Definition: escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action Usage: She gets away with murder!; I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities

Similar words: avoid Definition: stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something Usage: Her former friends now avoid her

Synonyms: get by Definition: pass or move in front of Usage: Bride's Biscuit got by the other dogs to win the race

Similar words: overhaul, overtake, pass Definition: travel past Usage: The sports car passed all the trucks

Synonyms: deal, contend, cope, make do, make out, manage, grapple, get by Definition: come to terms with Usage: We got by on just a gallon of gas; They made do on half a loaf of bread every day

Similar words: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel