way
1. [ noun ] how something is done or how it happens
Synonyms: style manner fashion mode
Examples:

"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"

Related terms: property wise life_style touch fit form artistic_style setup drape stylize
2. [ noun ] how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
Synonyms: means agency
Examples:

"a means of control" "an example is the best agency of instruction" "the true way to success"

Related terms: implementation instrument voice road wings open_sesame salvation tooth escape desperate_measure expedient stepping_stone fast_track dint
3. [ noun ] (transportation) a journey or passage
Examples:

"they are on the way"

Related terms: journey
4. [ noun ] the condition of things generally
Examples:

"that's the way it is" or "I felt the same way"

Related terms: condition
5. [ noun ] a course of conduct
Synonyms: way_of_life path
Examples:

"the path of virtue" "we went our separate ways" "our paths in life led us apart" "genius usually follows a revolutionary path"

Related terms: course straight_and_narrow hadith vanity_fair warpath ambages primrose_path free-living
6. [ noun ] any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
Examples:

"he said he was looking for the way out"

Related terms: artifact road stairway path passage lane access watercourse transportation_system wayside
7. [ noun ] (transportation) a line leading to a place or point
Synonyms: direction
Examples:

: "he looked the other direction" "didn't know the way home"

Related terms: path tendency course bearing qibla
8. [ noun ] the property of distance in general
Synonyms: ways
Examples:

"it's a long way to Moscow" (colloquial) "he went a long ways"

Related terms: distance colloquialism
9. [ noun ] (psychology) doing as one pleases or chooses
Examples:

: "if I had my way"

Related terms: choice
10. [ noun ] a general category of things; used in the expression "in the way of"
Examples:

: "they didn't have much in the way of clothing"

Related terms: category
11. [ noun ] space for movement
Synonyms: room elbow_room
Examples:

"room to pass" "make way for": "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"

Related terms: position living_space parking breathing_room headroom standing_room houseroom sea_room seating
12. [ adverb ] (informal) to a great degree or by a great distance; very much
Synonyms: right_smart
Examples:

"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"

Related terms: colloquialism
13. [ noun ] a portion of something divided into shares
Examples:

: "the split the loot three ways"

Related terms: share
14. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2605
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