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Definitions of way

  1. To go or travel to; to go in, as a way or path. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To move; to progress; to go. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The timbers on which a ship is launched. To make way, to give room for passing, or to make a vacancy. To give way, to recede; to make room or to yield. To make one's way, to advance in life by efforts. By-the-way, on passant, as we proceed. To go one's way, or to come one's way, to go or come along. In the way, opposing advance. To be under way, to be in motion Milky Way, the galaxy See Galaxy. Ways and means, in legislation, means for raising money. Right of way, right of passing through another's ground. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a manner of performance; "a manner of living"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a way of life" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a journey or passage; "they are on the way" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another; "he said he was looking for the way out" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. doing as one pleases or chooses; "if I had my way" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. a general category of things; used in the expression `in the way of'; "they didn't have much in the way of clothing" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. That by, upon, or along, which one passes or processes; opportunity or room to pass; place of passing; passage; road, street, track, or path of any kind; as, they built a way to the mine. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Length of space; distance; interval; as, a great way; a long way. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A moving; passage; procession; journey. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Course or direction of motion or process; tendency of action; advance. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. The means by which anything is reached, or anything is accomplished; scheme; device; plan. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Manner; method; mode; fashion; style; as, the way of expressing one's ideas. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Sphere or scope of observation. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Determined course; resolved mode of action or conduct; as, to have one's way. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. Progress; as, a ship has way. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. The longitudinal guides, or guiding surfaces, on the bed of a planer, lathe, or the like, along which a table or carriage moves. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Right of way. See below. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. A road; route for passage; direction; as, turn this way; distance; method; habitual mode of life; set in one's ways; detail or respect; as, in other ways the plan was good; will; room or space. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. Passage: road: length of space: distance: direction: manner of life: advance in life: general manner of acting: means: manner: will. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  23. Passage; road: direction: distance: manner of acting; mode; will. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  24. A path; course; track; road; channel. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. Distance; direction. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. A method of procedure; manner; style; plan; particular. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. A passage; the place of passing; henee, a road of any kind; a highway; a lane; a street; any place for the passing of men, cattle or other animals; length of space; course; route; passage; room for passing; manner or means of doing anything; method; scheme of management; manner of thinking or acting; manner of practice; mode; particular turn of opinion; method or plan of life and conduct; right method of knowing or acting; general scheme of acting: progress. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  28. The road in which one travels; a passage; a road; a street; a route; means of admittance; direction where a thing may probably be found; manner or means of doing or thinking; humour; mode; method; progress; in Scrip., the religion of Christians; Christianity. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  29. (informal) to a great degree or by a great distance; very much; "way over budget"; "way off base"; "right smart" is regional (US S and Midland) as in"the other side of the hill is right smart steeper than the side we are on" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  30. how something is done or how it happens; "her dignified manner"; "his rapid manner of talking"; "their nomadic mode of existence"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a lonely way of life"; "in an abrasive fashion" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  31. the property of distance in general; "it's a long way to Moscow"; "he went a long ways" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  32. a portion of something divided into shares; "the split the loot three ways" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  33. to a great degree or by a great distance; very much (`right smart' is regional in the United States); "way over budget"; "way off base"; "the other side of the hill is right smart steeper than the side we are on" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  34. Away. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for way

  1. This is the way out of it." – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  2. Can I go this way – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
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