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way

  

      n  
1    a manner, method, or means  
a way of life, a way of knowing     
2    a route or direction  
the way home     
3   
a    a means or line of passage, such as a path or track  
b    (in combination)  
waterway     
4    space or room for movement or activity (esp. in the phrases make way, in the way, out of the way)  
5    distance, usually distance in general  
you've come a long way     
6    a passage or journey  
on the way     
7    characteristic style or manner  
I did it in my own way     
8    often pl   habits; idiosyncrasies  
he has some offensive ways     
9    an aspect of something; particular  
in many ways he was right     
10   
a    a street in or leading out of a town  
b    (cap. when part of a street name)  
Icknield Way     
11    something that one wants in a determined manner (esp. in the phrases get or have one's (own) way)  
12    the experience or sphere in which one comes into contact with things (esp. in the phrase come one's way)  
13    Informal   a state or condition, usually financial or concerning health (esp. in the phrases in a good (or bad) way)  
14    Informal   the area or direction of one's home  
drop in if you're ever over my way     
15    movement of a ship or other vessel  
16    a right of way in law  
17    a guide along which something can be moved, such as the surface of a lathe along which the tailstock slides  
18    pl   the wooden or metal tracks down which a ship slides to be launched  
19    a course of life including experiences, conduct, etc.  
the way of sin     
20    Archaic   calling or trade  
21    by the way   sentence modifier   in passing or incidentally  
22    by way of  
a    via  
b    serving as  
by way of introduction     
c    in the state or condition of  
by way of being an artist     
23    each way   (of a bet) laid on a horse, dog, etc., to win or gain a place  
24    give way  
a    to collapse or break down  
b    to withdraw or yield  
25    give way to  
a    to step aside for or stop for  
b    to give full rein to (emotions, etc.)  
26    go out of one's way   to take considerable trouble or inconvenience oneself  
27    have a way with   to have such a manner or skill as to handle successfully  
28    have it both ways   to enjoy two things that would normally contradict each other or be mutually exclusive  
29    in a way   in some respects  
30    in no way   not at all  
31    lead the way  
a    to go first  
b    to set an example or precedent  
32    make one's way  
a    to proceed or advance  
b    to achieve success in life  
33    no way  
Informal   that is impossible  
34    on the way out  
Informal  
a    becoming unfashionable, obsolete, etc.  
b    dying  
35    out of the way  
a    removed or dealt with so as to be no longer a hindrance  
b    remote  
c    unusual and sometimes improper  
36    pay one's way      See       pay       11  
37    see one's way (clear)   to find it possible and be willing (to do something)  
38    the way     (Irish)   so that  
I left early the way I would avoid the traffic     
39    under way   having started moving or making progress  
      adv  
40    Informal  
a    at a considerable distance or extent  
way over yonder     
b    very far  
they're way up the mountain     
41    Informal   by far; considerably  
way better     
     (Old English weg; related to Old Frisian wei, Old Norse vegr, Gothic wigs)  


Appian Way  
      n   a Roman road in Italy, extending from Rome to Brindisi: begun in 312 b.c. by Appius Claudius Caecus. Length: about 560 km (350 miles)  
each way  
      adj  
      adv     (Horse racing, etc.)     (chiefly Brit)   (of a bet) made on the same runner or contestant to win or come second or third in a race,   (Also)    both ways     (U.S. term)    across-the-board  
Flaminian Way  
      n   an ancient road in Italy, extending north from Rome to Rimini: constructed in 220 b.c. by Gaius Flaminius. Length: over 322 km (200 miles),   (Latin name)    Via Flaminia  
fly way  
      n   the usual route used by birds when migrating  
Fosse Way  
      n   a Roman road in Britain between Lincoln and Exeter, with a fosse on each side  
four-way  
      adj   usually prenominal  
1    giving passage in four directions  
2    made up of four elements  
Great White Way  
      n   the theatre district on Broadway in New York City  
Milky Way  
      n  
the  
1    the diffuse band of light stretching across the night sky that consists of millions of faint stars, nebulae, etc., and forms part of the Galaxy  
2       another name for the       Galaxy  
     (C14: translation of Latin via lactea)  
one-way  
      adj  
1    moving or allowing travel in one direction only  
one-way traffic, a one-way ticket     
2    entailing no reciprocal obligation, action, etc.  
a one-way agreement     
one-way ticket  
      n      the U.S. and Canadian name for       single ticket  
out-of-the-way  
      adj   prenominal  
1    distant from more populous areas  
2    uncommon or unusual  
Pennine Way  
      n   a long-distance footpath extending from Edale, Derbyshire, for 402 km (250 miles) to Kirk Yetholm, Scottish Borders  
permanent way  
      n     (Chiefly Brit)   the track of a railway, including the ballast, sleepers, rails, etc.  
right of way  
      n   pl   , rights of way  
1    the right of one vehicle or vessel to take precedence over another, as laid down by law or custom  
2   
a    the legal right of someone to pass over another's land, acquired by grant or by long usage  
b    the path or road used by this right  
3      (U.S.)   the strip of land over which a power line, railway line, road, etc., extends  
Third Way  
      n  
a    a political ideology that seeks to combine egalitarian and individualist policies, and elements of socialism and capitalism  
b    (as modifier)  
Third Way government     
three-way  
      adj  
1    providing connections to three routes from a central point  
2    involving three things or people  
two-way  
      adj  
1    moving, permitting movement, or operating in either of two opposite directions  
two-way traffic, a two-way valve     
2    involving two participants  
a two-way agreement     
3    involving reciprocal obligation or mutual action  
a two-way process     
4    (of a radio, telephone, etc.) allowing communications in two directions using both transmitting and receiving equipment  
two-way mirror  
      n   a half-silvered sheet of glass that functions as a mirror when viewed from one side but is translucent from the other  
under way  
      adj   postpositive  
1    in progress; in operation  
the show was under way     
2      (Nautical)   in motion  
way-out  
      adj  
Informal  
1    extremely unconventional or experimental; avant-garde  
2    excellent or amazing  
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way

  
1    approach, course of action, fashion, manner, means, method, mode, plan, practice, procedure, process, scheme, system, technique  
2    access, avenue, channel, course, direction, highway, lane, path, pathway, road, route, street, thoroughfare, track, trail  
3    elbowroom, opening, room, space  
4    distance, journey, length, stretch, trail  
5    advance, approach, journey, march, passage, progress  
6    characteristic, conduct, custom, habit, idiosyncrasy, manner, nature, personality, practice, style, trait, usage, wont  
7    aspect, detail, feature, particular, point, respect, sense  
8    aim, ambition, choice, demand, desire, goal, pleasure, will, wish  
9      (informal)   circumstance, condition, fettle, shape     (informal)   situation, state, status  
10    forward motion, headway, movement, passage, progress  
11    by the way      by the bye, en passant, incidentally, in parenthesis, in passing  
12    give way:     
a    break down, cave in, collapse, crack, crumple, fall, fall to pieces, give, go to pieces, subside  
b    accede, acknowledge defeat, acquiesce, back down, concede, make concessions, withdraw, yield  
13    under way      afoot, begun, going, in motion, in progress, moving, on the go     (informal)   on the move, started  


out-of-the-way  
1    distant, far-flung, inaccessible, isolated, lonely, obscure, off the beaten track, outlying, remote, secluded, unfrequented  
2    abnormal, curious, exceptional, extraordinary, odd, outlandish, out of the ordinary, peculiar, strange, uncommon, unusual  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    accessible, close, convenient, frequented, handy, near, nearby, proximate, reachable, within sniffing distance     (informal)  
under way     
afoot, begun, going on, in business, in motion, in operation, in progress, started  
way-out  
1    advanced, avant-garde, bizarre, crazy, eccentric, experimental, far-out     (slang)   freaky     (slang)   oddball     (informal)   offbeat, off-the-wall     (slang)   outlandish, outré, progressive, unconventional, unorthodox, wacko or whacko     (informal)   weird, wild  
2    amazing, awesome     (informal)   brilliant, excellent, fantastic     (informal)   great     (informal)   marvellous, sensational     (informal)   tremendous     (informal)   wonderful  

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by the way, by way of, Appian Way, each way

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adv.
on my way
acronym, sms language
abbr. acron.
Short for "by the way".
[Fam.]
exp.
a poetic or humorous way of expressing one's fervent wish for somehting
oh for a bit of sunshine!
adj.
Vicious, or wounding, in an exaggerated way.
[Slang] Example: 'The babysitter cancelled on us at last minute, savage.'
v.
make or repair an object in an improvised and inventive way making use of whatever items are at hand
chiefly[US];[Fam.] Ex.: You have no idea how many things I've MacGyvered using just duct tape or a simple paper clip.
v.
to show in an improper or selfish way that you are happy with your own success or another person's failure
v.
to use something (an object or a substance) in a new way: not the same as "recycle"
can sometimes be translated as "détourner"
exp.
To position ones self, or an object like your rusty old car, in a place that is not only open and clearly visible to all, it is unavoidably in just about everyone's way.
[Slang] "You can't miss him, he's over there, parked in his POS Volvo, smack dab in the middle of the road!" source : Urban Dictionary
n.
a usual and accepted way of behaving or doing something しきたり、因習、慣習
Example: Every New Year, the Japanese eat buckwheat noodles, which are called “buckwheat noodles eaten on New Year’s Eve”. Other forms of the word: conventional (adjective), convent (noun)
v.
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe
n.
attitude or practise whereby a man, either sitting at the table, on a sofa or in public transportation, adopts a spread position notably splaying his legs wide apart in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat and deny space to the person sitting or wanting to sit next to him
Ex: I become upset and irritated seeing all that manspreading in the subway and buses during rush hours and more generally by that growing lack of civil vertue everywhere.
n.
way of traveling in which you go from one apartment to another usually sleeping on a couch, and either at friends, acquaintances or through a web site
o.
Cyber extremism is resorting any measure of imposing predetermined ideology using any online platform, beyond the norms of existing common social way of life
[Leg.];[Tech.] basis of cyber terrorism
o.
Cyber extremism is resorting any measure of imposing predetermined ideology using any online platform, beyond the norms of existing common social way of life
[Leg.];[Tech.] basis of cyber terrorism
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
exp.
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
exp.
think alike about a certain topic; be aligned in opinions; feel the same way about smth.
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
o.
Cyber Legacy Locker is the safe and secure way to pass encrypted access key of online accounts to authorized assignee.
[Leg.];[Tech.] passing access key of online account to friends or love ones
exp.
a cool way of saying 'for sure', 'definitely'
[US];[informal] popularized among others by the rapper Snoop Dogg. Ex: Hey dude, this party is going to be off the hook, fo’ shizzle!
v.
launch the process, launch the project, make sure that progress is under way
idiom
id.
a humorous way of recommending someone not to pursue something at which they are unlikely to be good or successful and thus, to rather stick to what they can do best, namely, their job
Ex.: Although she had poured her whole heart and soul into her singing at the karaoke, her somewhat cruel but nonetheless lucid friends told her: 'don't give up the day job!'
exp.
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act
id.
to attempt or take on a task that is way to big and beyond one's capability
I wonder if that craftsman will be able to fulfil the three commitments he took on at the same time; in my opinion he bites off more than he can chew!
exp.
a humorous way of saying that something is not needed at all
[Hum.];[Iron.]
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