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Verb: get by
  1. Deal with reasonably well despite some difficulty; come to terms with
    "We got by on just a gallon of gas";
    - cope, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage
     
  2. Pass or move in front of
    "Bride's Biscuit got by the other dogs to win the race"
     
  3. Escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action
    - get off, get away, get out, escape

Derived forms: gets by, getting by, got by

Type of: act, avoid, move, overhaul, overtake, pass