Definition of bye
one or more holes remaining unplayed after the match has been decided.
the transfer of a competitor directly to the next round of a competition in the absence of an assigned opponent.
The top six teams in the field were given byes into the quarter-finals while the bottom four teams must play seeding matches to move on.
Example of bye
‘Alright, bye ,’ Nathaniel's grandson said, then leaving the room.
‘Yeah, bye , Dan,’ he said as he followed Jenny out the door.
bye for now!
After he said bye , the news lady and I just absolutely lost it.
All 16 seeded players received byes into the second round.
As usual, the four teams who had byes played in the conference title games last year.
But anyway, you've probably got better things to do than listen to me rant, so bye for now.
But, well, I've just finished my exams, so I wanted to say hi, and, well bye .
Dad, you have to be safe, but come back home and have a good time and I'll be taking care of mom and the and I just want to say bye .
He came to spend the weekend with us and we had a nice time; lots of drinks and dinosaurs (of the model variety) and a chance to say bye .