Definition and Meanings for way

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Way is ranked 0 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of way

adverb, noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb

Etymology of way

aphetic form of away oe. wey, way, as. weg; akin to os., d., ohg., & g. weg, icel. vegr, sw. v, dan. vei, goth. wigs, l. via, and as. wegan to move, l. vehere to carry, skr. vah. convex, inveigh, vehicle, vex, via, voyage, wag, wagon, wee, weigh

Meaning of way

as adverb

  • away.

as 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.
  • 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

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