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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A road, path, or highway affording passage from one place to another.
  • n. An opening affording passage: This door is the only way into the attic.
  • n. Space to proceed: cleared the way for the parade.
  • n. Opportunity to advance: opened the way to peace.
  • n. A course that is or may be used in going from one place to another: tried to find the shortest way home.
  • n. Progress or travel along a certain route or in a specific direction: on his way north.
  • n. A course of conduct or action: tried to take the easy way out.
  • n. A manner or method of doing: several ways of solving this problem; had no way to reach her.
  • n. A usual or habitual manner or mode of being, living, or acting: the American way of life.
  • n. An individual or personal manner of behaving, acting, or doing: Have it your own way.
  • n. Informal Distance: The travelers have come a long way. That village is a good ways off.
  • n. A specific direction: He glanced my way.
  • n. A participant. Often used in combination: a three-way conversation.
  • n. An aspect, particular, or feature: resembles his father in many ways; in no way comparable.
  • n. Nature or category: not much in the way of a plot.
  • n. Freedom to do as one wishes: if I had my way.
  • n. An aptitude or facility: She certainly does have a way with words.
  • n. A state or condition: He is in a bad way financially.
  • n. Vicinity: Drop in when you're out our way.
  • n. A longitudinal strip on a surface that serves to guide a moving machine part. Often used in the plural.
  • n. Nautical The structure on which a ship is built and from which it slides when launched.
  • ad. Informal By a great distance or to a great degree; far: way off base; way too expensive.
  • ad. Slang Very; extremely: "Can they really make a car that's way cool?” ( Fortune).
  • ad. Informal From this place; away: Go way.
  • idiom. all the way From beginning to end; completely: drove all the way from Detroit to Pittsburgh.
  • idiom. by the way Incidentally: By the way, you forgot to cash that check.
  • idiom. by way of Through; via: flew to the Far East by way of the polar route.
  • idiom. by way of As a means of: made no comment by way of apology.
  • idiom. (one's) To inconvenience oneself in doing something beyond what is required.
  • idiom. in a way To a certain extent; with reservations: I like the new styles, in a way.
  • idiom. in a way From one point of view: In a way, you're right.
  • idiom. in the way In a position to obstruct, hinder, or interfere.
  • idiom. no way Informal Certainly not: Did you like that movie?-No way! It was boring.
  • idiom. (one's) In the process of coming, going, or traveling: She is on her way out the door. Winter is on the way.
  • idiom. on the way On the route of a journey: met him on the way to town; ran into them on the way.
  • idiom. out of the way In such a position as not to obstruct, hinder, or interfere.
  • idiom. out of the way Taken care of; disposed of: some details to get out of the way first.
  • idiom. out of the way In a remote location.
  • idiom. out of the way Of an unusual character; remarkable.
  • idiom. out of the way Improper; amiss: said nothing out of the way.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. A road, a direction, a (physical or conceptual) path from one place to another.
  • n. A means to enter or exit into a place.
  • n. A method or manner of doing something; a mannerism.
  • n. A roughly-defined geographical area.
  • n. Possibility (usually in the phrases 'any way' and 'no way').
  • n. A tradition within the modern pagan faith of Heathenry, dedication to a specific deity or craft, Way of wyrd, Way of runes, Way of Thor etc.
  • n. Speed, progress, momentum.
  • n. A degree, an amount, a sense.
  • n. Acknowledges that a task has been done well, chiefly in expressions of sarcastic congratulation.
  • ad. Much.
  • ad. very.
  • ad. far
  • interjection. It is true.
  • v. To travel.
  • n. The name of the letter for the w sound in Pitman shorthand.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • ad. Away.
  • n. 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.
  • n. Length of space; distance; interval
  • n. A moving; passage; procession; journey.
  • n. Course or direction of motion or process; tendency of action; advance.
  • n. The means by which anything is reached, or anything is accomplished; scheme; device; plan.
  • n. Manner; method; mode; fashion; style.
  • n. Regular course; habitual method of life or action; plan of conduct; mode of dealing.
  • n. Sphere or scope of observation.
  • n. Determined course; resolved mode of action or conduct.
  • n.
  • n. Progress.
  • n. The timbers on which a ship is launched.
  • n. The longitudinal guides, or guiding surfaces, on the bed of a planer, lathe, or the like, along which a table or carriage moves.
  • n. Right of way. See below.
  • v. To go or travel to; to go in, as a way or path.
  • verb-intransitive. To move; to progress; to go.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The track or path by passing over or along which some place has been or may be reached; a course leading from one place to another; a road; a street; a passage, channel, or route; a line of march, progression, or motion: as, the way to market or to school; a broad or a narrow way.
  • n. A passage along some particular path or course; progress; journey; transit; coming or going.
  • n. Length of space; distance: as, the church is but a little way from here. In this sense, in colloquial use, often erroneously ways.
  • n. Direction as of motion or position: as, he comes this way.
  • n. Path or course in life.
  • n. Pursuit; calling; line of business.
  • n. Respect; point or particular: with in expressed or understood.
  • n. Condition; state: as, he has recovered a little, but is still in a very bad way.
  • n. Course of action or procedure; means by which anything is to be reached, attained, or accomplished; scheme; device; plan; course.
  • n. Method or manner of proceeding; mode; style; fashion; wise: as, the right or the wrong way of doing something.
  • n. Way in this sense is equivalent to wise, and in certain colloquial phrases is confused with it, appearing in the apparent plural ways, which really represents wise: as, no ways, longthways, endways, etc.
  • n. Regular or usual method or manner, as in acting or speaking; habitual or peculiar mode or manner of doing or saying things: as, that is only his way; an odd way he has; women's ways.
  • n. Resolved plan or mode of action or conduct; a course insisted upon as one's own.
  • n. Circuit or range of action or observation.
  • n. Progress; advancement.
  • n. Nautical, progress or motion through the water; headway: as, a vessel is under way when she begins to move, she gathers way when her rate of sailing increases, and loses way when it diminishes.
  • n. plural In machinery, etc., the line or course along which anything worked on is caused to move. See cut under shaper.
  • n. One of the most important of the standing committees of the United States House of Representatives: to it are referred bills relating to the raising of the revenue.
  • n. On hand; present.
  • n. In such a position or of such a nature as to obstruct, impede, or hinder: as, a meddler is always in the way; there are difficulties in the way.
  • n. In the matter or business of: as regards; in respect of.
  • n. At a distance from; clear of: as, to keep out of the way of a carriage.
  • n. Not in the proper course; in such a position or condition as to miss one's object; away from the mark; aside; astray; hence, improper; wrong.
  • n. Not in its proper place, or where it can be found or met with; hence, mislaid, hidden, or lost.
  • n. Out of the beaten track; not in the usual, ordinary, or regular course; hence, extraordinary; remarkable: as, her accomplishments are nothing out of the way: often used attributively. Compare to put one's self out of the way, below.
  • n. The right to pass over a path or way, to the temporary exclusion of others: as, an express-train has the right of way as against a freight-train.
  • n. The strip of land of which a railway-company acquires either the ownership or the use for the laying of its tracks.
  • n. To open a path through obstacles; overcome resistance, hindrance, or difficulties.
  • n. To advance; move forward.
  • n. To follow one's own plan, opinion, inclination, or fancy.
  • n. A series of devotions used at these stations.
  • n. Specifically, in legislation, means for raising money; methods of procuring funds or supplies for the support of the government. See committee of ways and means, above.
  • n. Synonyms Way. Road, Street, Passage, Pass, Path, Track, Trait, thoroughfare, channel, route. Way is the generic word for a place to pass; a road is a public way broad enough and good enough for vehicles; a Street is a main road in a village, town, or city, as contrasted with a lane or alley; passage suggests an avenue or narrower way through, as for foot-passengers; a pass is a way through where the difficulties to be surmounted are on an imposing scale: as, to find or open a new pass through the Andes; a path is a way for passing on foot; a track is a path or road as yet but little worn or used: as, a cart-track through the woods. See def of trail.
  • n. 9 and Method, Mode, etc. See manner.
  • To go in, along, or through; traverse.
  • To put in the way; teach to go in the way; break or train to the road: said of horses.
  • To go one's way; wayfare; journey.
  • Same as away: now only colloquial or vulgar, and commonly printed with an apostrophe: as, go 'way! way back.
  • An old spelling of weigh.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. doing as one pleases or chooses
  • n. how something is done or how it happens
  • n. a line leading to a place or point
  • ad. to a great degree or by a great distance; very much (`right smart' is regional in the United States)
  • n. any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
  • n. a general category of things; used in the expression `in the way of'
  • n. the property of distance in general
  • n. the condition of things generally
  • n. a portion of something divided into shares
  • n. how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
  • n. a course of conduct
  • n. a journey or passage
  • n. space for movement
  • Equivalent
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    choice    pick    selection    category    distance    condition    status    share    percentage    part   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    away    highway    street    road    passage    distance    interval    moving    procession    journey   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    A    A.    Bay    Bombay    Bua    Ca    Cabernet    Calais    Cathay    Chevrolet   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    place    manner    form    Time    Life    case    thing    word    name    day