Definition and Meanings for way
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Part of Speech of way
adverb, noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
Etymology of way
Meaning of way
- 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.
- length of space; distance; interval; as, a great way; a long way.
- a moving; passage; procession; journey.
- course or direction of motion or process; tendency of action; advance.
- the means by which anything is reached, or anything is accomplished; scheme; device; plan.
- manner; method; mode; fashion; style; as, the way of expressing one's ideas.
- regular course; habitual method of life or action; plan of conduct; mode of dealing.
- sphere or scope of observation.
- determined course; resolved mode of action or conduct; as, to have one's way.
- progress; as, a ship has way.;the timbers on which a ship is launched.
- the longitudinal guides, or guiding surfaces, on the bed of a planer, lathe, or the like, along which a table or carriage moves.
- right of way. see below.
as transitive verb, noun, noun
as transitive verb
- to go or travel to; to go in, as a way or path.
as intransitive verb
- to move; to progress; to go.