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Meaning of BY AND BY

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an indefinite time in the future; "he'll get around to it in the sweet by-and-by"
  2. [adv]  at some eventual time in the future; "By and by he'll understand"; "I'll see you later"
 
 Synonyms: later
 
 See Also: future, futurity, hereafter, time to come

 

 

Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

immediately (Matt. 13:21; R.V., "straightway;" Luke 21:9).

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: after a time, after a while, afterward, afterwards, anon, before long, behind, betimes, by destiny, directly, ere long, fatally, hopefully, imminently, in a moment, in a while, in aftertime, in due course, in due time, in the future, infra, later, latterly, next, predictably, presently, probably, proximo, shortly, soon, subsequently, tomorrow
 

 

 

 

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