bye

All Noun
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  • Teams may have one or more bye weeks during the regular season.
  • In his final days he saw everyone he wanted to say good-bye to.
  • The team captured the conference post-season tournament after receiving a first round bye.
  • Charles left without telling them good-bye or where he was going.
  • The top three teams in each division receive a bye and advance to the first round.
  • It would take too long to tell of all the good-byes. Cited from The Stokesley Secret, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Both teams were given byes to the fourth round, having reached the final the previous year.
  • The top four teams receive byes to the second round of the tournament.
  • In the second round they received a bye which led them into the quarter-finals.
  • The top two teams in each division received first-round byes.
  • The top two teams in each division received first-round byes.
  • All teams scheduled to play them after this were awarded two points for a bye.
  • Brazil got a bye to the second round after winning the previous tournament.
  • After taking account the number of byes, the first round in each weight class then begins.
  • She said her good-byes, and flew across the street to her own home. Cited from Marjorie's New Friend, by Carolyn Wells
  • The top two teams received a bye in the first round.
  • Each winner of a wild-card game then plays one of the two bye teams.
  • One team received a bye to the final with the other two teams meeting in a semi-final.
  • Both teams received first round byes into the semi-final round.
  • Both teams received first round byes into the semi-final round.
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Meaning of bye

  • noun You advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent
    he had a bye in the first round