bye

[n] - you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent
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Bye

Bye (bī) noun 1. A thing not directly aimed at; something which is a secondary object of regard; an object by the way, etc.; as in on or upon the bye , i. e. , in passing; indirectly; by implication. [ Obsolete except in the phrase by the bye .] « The ...
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Bye

Bye (bī) noun [ Anglo-Saxon ; confer Icelandic bygð dwelling, byggja , būa , to dwell √97.] 1. A dwelling. Gibson. 2. In certain games, a station or place of an individual player. Emerson.
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Bye

Bye noun 1. In various sports in which the contestants are drawn in pairs, the position or turn of one left with no opponent in consequence of an odd number being engaged; as, to draw a bye in a round of a tennis tournament. 2. (Golf) The hole or holes of a stipulated cour...
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Bye

• (n.) A thing not directly aimed at; something which is a secondary object of regard; an object by the way, etc.; as in on or upon the bye, i. e., in passing; indirectly; by implication. • (n.) In certain games, a station or place of an individual player. • (n.) A run made upon a missed ball; as, to steal a bye. • (n.) A dwelli...
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bye

(from the article `cricket`) Only runs scored from the bat count to the batsman, but to the side`s score may be added the following extras: (1) byes (when a ball from the bowler ...
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bye

A term used in tournaments. The player who draws a "bye" is allowed to advance to the next round without playing an opponent. In match play, it is the hole or holes still left to play if the match is won before the 18th hole.
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Bye

a short game played over the remaining holes when the main match finishes early because one player or team has won by a large margin. It serves the joint purpose of adding some competitive meaning to the rest of the holes and also for the losing side to attempt to regain some of the pride lost as a result of their humiliation in the main match. It ...
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Bye

[sports] A bye in sports and other competitive activities can have two different meanings. First, in leagues where almost all teams play on the same days, the team (or teams) that does not play on that day is said to be on bye; in sports that are played weekly, especially gridiron football, a team that does not play at all during the week i...
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Bye

[cricket] In the sport of cricket, a bye is a run scored by the batting team when the ball has not been hit by the batsman and the ball has not hit the batsman`s body. ==Scoring byes== Usually, if the ball passes the batsman without being deflected, the wicket-keeper will catch it. This normally prevents the scoring of runs because the bats...
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Bye

A bye day is a hunting day not scheduled on the fixture card.
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Bye

At field trials, an odd dog remaining after the dogs entered in a stake have been paired in braces by drawing.
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Bye

Before the start of a tournament seeded players can be given a Bye, which means they are automatically awarded a place in the second round of the tournament.
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Bye

A run scored when the batsman does not touch the ball with either his bat or body. First recorded in the 1770s.
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Bye

extras scored in the same way as normal runs when both the batsman and the wicket-keeper miss a legal delivery.
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Bye

Run scored from a ball that hit neither the batsman's bat nor his body. Rare at Test level, but can be the top scorer in a club side's innings. Due to libel laws, I'll refrain from comment here.
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Bye

Refers to the round of tournament where a player advances automatically without facing an opponent.
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