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What (who) is way - definition

WAY; Way (disambiguation); Ways; WAY (disambiguation); Ways (song)

·noun Progress; as, a ship has way.
II. Way ·adv Away.
III. Way ·noun Sphere or scope of observation.
IV. Way ·noun A moving; passage; procession; journey.
V. Way ·noun The timbers on which a ship is launched.
VI. Way ·noun Right of way. ·see Below.
VII. Way ·vt To go or travel to; to go in, as a way or path.
VIII. Way ·noun Length of space; distance; interval; as, a great way; a long way.
IX. Way ·noun Course or direction of motion or process; tendency of action; advance.
X. Way ·noun Manner; method; mode; fashion; style; as, the way of expressing one's ideas.
XI. Way ·noun Determined course; resolved mode of action or conduct; as, to have one's way.
XII. Way ·noun Regular course; habitual method of life or action; plan of conduct; mode of dealing.
XIII. Way ·noun The means by which anything is reached, or anything is accomplished; scheme; device; plan.
XIV. Way ·vi To Move; to Progress; to Go.
XV. Way ·noun The longitudinal guides, or guiding surfaces, on the bed of a planer, lathe, or the like, along which a table or carriage moves.
XVI. Way ·noun 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.
path, route
1) to blaze, clear, pave, prepare; smoothe the way for (to pave the way for reform)
2) to take the (easy) way (out of a difficult situation)
3) to lead; point, show the way
4) to edge; elbow; fight; force; hack; jostle; make; muscle; push; shove; squeeze; thread; tunnel; wedge; work one's way through; to (to elbow one's way through a crowd; the battalion fought its way through enemy lines to the coast; he pushed his way through the mob; to shove one's way through the revelers; we made our way to the door; to tunnel one's way to freedom)
5) to twist; wend, wind one's way (the river winds its way to the sea)
6) to find one's way
7) to worm one's way (into smb.'s confidence)
8) to know the way to (do you know the way to the station?)
9) to lose one's way
10) (BE) a permanent way ('a railroad track')
11) the way from; to (he kept chattering all the way from our house to the airport)
12) the way into, to (the way into the park; can you show me the way to the station?)
13) the way out of (the way out of the city; show me the way out of this building; there is no easy way out of this mess)
14) on the way (a letter is on the way; she is on her way to the airport)
15) (misc.) to work one's way through college; out of harm's way; to make one's way in life; to see one's way clear to do smt.; they went their separate ways; to come to a parting of the ways; by way of ('via'); to go the way of all flesh ('to be mortal'); to know one's way around ('to be familiar with procedures')
room for movement
16) to make way for
17) in the way (to be/stand in the way; to get in smb.'s way)
18) out of the way (to get out of the way)
19) under way (an investigation is under way)
20) to come; go a long way
21) this way; that way; the other way (she went that way; please step this way; they went the other way)
aspect, respect
22) in a certain way (in every way; in no way; in more ways than one)
manner, method
23) to find a way (they found a way to spend less money on electricity)
24) the proper, right; wrong way
25) charming, winsome ways
26) that; this way (do it this way)
27) the way to + inf. (show me the way to work this washing machine; that's the way to do it; there is no easy way to learn a new language)
28) in a certain way (in her own way; in such a way that...; in a small way)
29) (misc.) to my way of thinking; to mend one's ways; to fall into evil ways
30) by way of (by way of apology; by way of example; by way of illustration)
effective manner
31) to have a way with (she has a way with children)
32) to get, have one's way (she always gets her way)
33) to make one's way in the world; to get under way ('to start out'); in a way ('to some degree'); to go out of one's way ('to make a special effort'); to give way ('to collapse'); to pay one's own way ('to pay for oneself'); to be in the family way ('to be pregnant'); by the way ('incidentally'); on the way out ('becoming obsolescent'); there are no two ways about it ('it is definitely true'); out our way ('where we live'); we are in a fair way to get our new library ('it appears as if we will get our new library'); this compromise goes a long way towards resolving our differences; the way to smb.'s heart USAGE NOTE: Constructions such as to hack one's way through the jungle cannot be passivized. Compare they hacked a path through the jungle--a path was hacked (by them) through the jungle.
Questioning the truth of something. Also confirming the truth of something. Can be substituted for really.
I got with Veronica Vaughn last night.No way!Way.



Way may refer to:

Pronunciation examples for way
1. way, way, way, way younger.
Disrupted - My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble _ Dan Lyons _ Talks at Google
2. way, way, way less.
Dear Old People - Meet Today's Teenager _ Cory Levy _ Talks at Google
3. It's way, way, way, way, way too long.
Moon (2009)
4. WAY, WAY, WAY, WAY ahead of her time.
Ada Lovelace - Great Minds
5. MUMBLES: This way, this way, this way.
RocknRolla (2008)
Examples of use of way
1. "Way, way, way too insensitive and way, way, way premature," announced Sen.
2. There is a saying: Find a way, open a way or get out of the way.
3. The way Horev began foretold the way he would end.
4. Either way and any way, it remains a gripping tale.
5. Cars barrel down the wrong way on one–way streets.