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|present participle||going by|
|past tense||went by|
|past participle||gone by|
Going by what Tim said, we should be there by mid-afternoon.
Police officers protect themselves from criticism by going by the book.
When I knew her, she used to go by the name of Ricki.
I went by the post office on the way home.
This is the British English definition of go by. View American English definition of go by.