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way

way

 
pronunciation:
weI
parts of speech:
noun, adverb
phrases:
by way of, give way
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a road or path leading from one place to another.
synonyms:
path, route
similar words:
approach, channel, concourse, course, highway, passage, passageway, regard, road, thoroughfare, track
definition 2: an opening that serves as a means of passage.
The front window is the only way in.
synonyms:
passage
similar words:
access, approach, domination, egress, entrance, exit, gap, ingress, opening, thoroughfare
definition 3: space clear of people or obstacles.
Make way for the senator.
similar words:
clear, clearance, passageway, room, spare
definition 4: movement or progress towards a particular end.
I made my way into town.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.
just a short way from here
synonyms:
distance
similar words:
drive, hop, space, trip, walk
definition 7: manner; mode.
He asked in a nice way.
synonyms:
manner
similar words:
approach, fashion, method, mode, modus operandi, style, technique, wise
definition 8: a characteristic or habitual mode of conduct; style.
I like their way of doing business.
synonyms:
manner, style
similar words:
custom, fashion, habit, method, practice, system
definition 9: a preferred manner of acting or mode of procedure.
We did it his way.
synonyms:
manner, mode
similar words:
fashion, method, modus operandi, policy, practice, procedure, process, rule, style, system, technique, wont
definition 10: aspect; feature; respect.
In some ways, she's right.
synonyms:
aspect, feature, respect
similar words:
detail, facet, point, regard
phrase: by way of
phrase: give way
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: by or to a large degree or distance; far.
The car was way too expensive.
synonyms:
far, much
similar words:
deep
Homophone Note
The words way, weigh, and whey all sound alike but have different meanings.