Definition of "do by" [do by]

  • To treat in the manner specified (verb)
  • Interact in a certain way (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "do by" in a sentence
  • ""If the Abbot of westminster shulde sing every day as many masses for his founders as he is bounde to do by his foundacion, 1000 monkes were too few.""
  • "Despite that victory, Martini was always being told what to do by the Southern Insurgency."
  • "It is not enough to disparage the Foreign Service, as Rich Armitage used to do by calling it the “Foreign Circus.”"