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way

way

 
 
pronunciation:
weI
parts of speech:
noun, adverb
phrases:
give way
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a road or path leading from one place to another.
Which is the fastest way home?
synonyms:
path, route
similar words:
approach, channel, course, highway, passage, passageway, road, thoroughfare, track
definition 2: an opening that is a passage.
The front window is the only way in.
synonyms:
passage
similar words:
access, approach, entrance, exit, gap, opening, thoroughfare
definition 3: space clear of people or objects.
Make way for the principal.
similar words:
clearance, passageway, room, spare
definition 4: movement or progress toward a particular end.
I made my way into town.She is on her way to becoming an actress.
similar words:
advance, course, headway, progress
definition 5: a particular direction.
Look that way to see the parade.
synonyms:
direction
similar words:
course
definition 6: distance.
The store is just a short way from here.
synonyms:
distance
similar words:
drive, hop, space, trip, walk
definition 7: manner; way of acting.
He asked in a nice way.
synonyms:
manner
similar words:
approach, fashion, method, mode, style, technique
definition 8: a particular manner of acting or course of action.
We did it his way.
synonyms:
manner, mode
similar words:
fashion, method, policy, practice, procedure, process, rule, style, system, technique
definition 9: method of thinking or acting; respect.
In some ways, she's right.
synonyms:
aspect, feature, respect
similar words:
detail, facet, point, regard
phrase: give way
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: by or to a large amount or distance; far.
The car costs way too much.
synonyms:
far, much
Homophone Note
The words way, weigh, and whey all sound alike but have different meanings.