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Definition of "way" []

  • A road, path, or highway affording passage from one place to another. (noun)
  • An opening affording passage: This door is the only way into the attic. (noun)
  • Space to proceed: cleared the way for the parade. (noun)
  • Opportunity to advance: opened the way to peace. (noun)
  • A course that is or may be used in going from one place to another: tried to find the shortest way home. (noun)
  • A manner, method, or means (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A route or direction (noun)
  • A means or line of passage, such as a path or track (noun)
  • (in combination) (noun)
  • Space or room for movement or activity (esp in the phrases make way, in the way, out of the way) (noun)
  • Distance, usually distance in general (noun)
  • A passage or journey (noun)
  • Characteristic style or manner (noun)
  • Habits; idiosyncrasies (noun)
  • An aspect of something; particular (noun)
  • A street in or leading out of a town (noun)
  • (capital when part of a street name) (noun)
  • Something that one wants in a determined manner (esp in the phrases get or have one's (own) way) (noun)
  • The experience or sphere in which one comes into contact with things (esp in the phrase come one's way) (noun)
  • A state or condition, usually financial or concerning health (esp in the phrases in a good (or bad) way) (noun)
  • The area or direction of one's home (noun)
  • Movement of a ship or other vessel (noun)
  • A right of way in law (noun)
  • A guide along which something can be moved, such as the surface of a lathe along which the tailstock slides (noun)
  • The wooden or metal tracks down which a ship slides to be launched (noun)
  • A course of life including experiences, conduct, etc (noun)
  • Calling or trade (noun)
  • At a considerable distance or extent (adverb)
  • Very far (adverb)
  • By far; considerably (adverb)
  • Truly; genuinely (adverb)

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Use "way" in a sentence
  • "That said, looking at this crowd, I think it was way, * way* more than the published guestimate of 200,000."
  • "August 24, 2009 at 11:28 am hee hee. ai had to go bak and reed taht agin. taht is purty funnee. ***waves grey floofy paw inna way ober der across the us way***"
  • "Fifteen years ago maybe they would have had the clout to start pushing digital reading devices something that's way, _way_ overdue, and not because it's a terrible idea at its root like the flying car, but they probably don't now."