The position of one who draws no opponent for a round in a tournament and so advances to the next round.
The definition of bye is something that is not as important, or advancing to the next round in a competition without having to play an opponent.
When a football team has an off week and then advances to play a new team next week, this is an example of a bye week.
A secondary matter; a side issue.
Used to express farewell.
Something incidental or secondary.
A run made on a bowled ball that the batsman does not touch.
The privilege, granted a contestant in a tournament, of automatically advancing to the next round without playing.
A situation in which a team, esp. a football team, is not scheduled to play when other teams in its league are scheduled.
Of secondary importance.
Craig's Crew plays the bye next week.
Origin of bye
Variant form of by, from Old English bī (being near).