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ways, plural;
  1. A method, style, or manner of doing something
    • - worry was their way of showing how much they cared
    • - there are two ways of approaching this problem
  2. A person's characteristic or habitual manner of behavior or expression
    • - it was not his way to wait passively for things to happen
  3. The customary modes of behavior or practices of a group
    • - foreigners who adopt French ways
  4. The typical manner in which something happens or in which someone or something behaves
    • - he was showing off, as is the way with adolescent boys
  5. A road, track, path, or street for traveling along
    • - No. 3, Church Way
  6. A course of travel or route taken in order to reach a place
    • - can you tell me the way to Duffy Square?
  7. A means of entry or exit from somewhere, such as a door or gate
    • - we're going in the back way
  8. A distance traveled or to be traveled; the distance from one place to another
    • - they still had a long way ahead of them
    • - the area's wine industry still has some way to go to full maturity
  9. A period between one point in time and another
    • - September was a long way off
  10. Travel or motion along a particular route; the route along which someone or something would travel if unobstructed
    • - Christine tried to follow but Martin blocked her way
  11. A specified direction
    • - we just missed another car coming the other way
  12. Parts into which something divides or is divided
    • - the national vote split three ways
    • - a five-way bidding war
  13. Used with a verb and adverbial phrase to intensify the force of an action or to denote movement or progress
    • - I shouldered my way to the bar
  14. Forward or backward motion of a ship or boat through water
    • - the dinghy lost way and drifted toward the shore
  15. A particular area or locality
    • - I've got a sick cousin over Fayetteville way
  16. A particular aspect of something; a respect
    • - I have changed in every way
  17. A specified condition or state
    • - the family was in a poor way
  18. A sloping structure down which a new ship is launched

  1. At or to a considerable distance or extent; far (used before an adverb or preposition for emphasis)
    • - his understanding of what constitutes good writing is way off target
    • - my grandchildren are way ahead of others their age
  2. Much
    • - I was cycling way too fast
  3. Extremely; really (used for emphasis)
    • - the guys behind the bar were way cool

  1. manner: how something is done or how it happens; "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"
  2. to a great degree or by a great distance; very much (`right smart' is regional in the United States); "way over budget"; "way off base"; "the other side of the hill is right smart steeper than the side we are on"
  3. means: how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success"
  4. direction: a line leading to a place or point; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home"
  5. the condition of things generally; "that's the way it is"; "I felt the same way"
  6. a course of conduct; "the path of virtue"; "we went our separate ways"; "our paths in life led us apart"; "genius usually follows a revolutionary path"
  7. The Way (album) is the self-titled debut album recorded by The Way, released in 1973.
  8. The Way was a Jesus music band who were active during the early seventies who released two albums on Maranatha! Records. They first appeared on the classic Maranatha! compilation albums, The Everlastin' Living Jesus Music Concert (1971) and Maranatha 2 (1972). ...
  9. The Way is a book on spirituality written by Josemaría Escrivá, the founder of Opus Dei. The book was first published in 1934 under the title Consideraciones espirituales. It later received its definitive title in 1939. ...
  10. "The Way" is the third and last single of Daniel Bedingfield's second album, Second First Impression. It peaked at #41 on the UK Singles Chart.
  11. The Way is an upcoming American drama film.
  12. The Way is a monthly mini-zine by NVIDIA, distributed in magazines such as Maximum PC and also through NVIDIA's Website.
  13. A path; An unspecified distance; A method of doing something; The means to navigate a path; Possibility (usually in the phrases 'any way' and 'no way'); 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; ...
  14. (Ways) The fitted V–shaped grooves in the ram and columns of a hammer or press that guide the descent and ascent of the ram.
  15. (WAYS) Liners or rails which provide machine beds with motional direction.
  16. (Ways) 1) The maximum number of combinations of channels on a lighting installation. (UK) 2) See Channel.
  17. (Ways) Beds of timber blocks sloping toward the water which supported the sliding ways of the cradle holding the ship. Large timbers called Ground-ways were sunk into the ground on top of which timber keel blocks were laid. ...
  18. (Ways) The bed rails for a lathe.
  19. (Ways) The parallel platforms of timbers, sloping down the foreshore, one on each side of a ship under construction. The cradle slides down the greased ways.
  20. (Ways) are lists of nodes, representing a polyline or polygon.
  21. (ways) Machined bearing surfaces used on machining equipment. One surface is fixed and the other slides along it. Dovetail slides are common.
  22. (ways) Use way when referring to distance: Her house is a long way [not ways] from her garden.
  23. A separate bet on a ticket with more than one bet.
  24. The progress of a boat. If a boat is moving it is considered to be "making way."
  25. To dream you lose your way, warns you to disabuse your mind of lucky speculations, as your enterprises threaten failure unless you are painstaking in your management of affairs. See Road and Path.