Definition of Way
1. Noun. How something is done or how it happens. "In an abrasive fashion"
Generic synonyms: Property
Specialized synonyms: Artistic Style, Idiom, Drape, Fit, Form, Life Style, Life-style, Lifestyle, Modus Vivendi, Setup, Signature, Touch, Wise, Response
Derivative terms: Mannerly, Stylist, Stylize
2. Adverb. To a great degree or by a great distance; very much ('right smart' is regional in the United States). "The other side of the hill is right smart steeper than the side we are on"
3. Noun. How a result is obtained or an end is achieved. "The true way to success"
Generic synonyms: Effectuation, Implementation
Specialized synonyms: Dint, Escape, Fast Track, Instrument, Tool, Road, Stepping Stone, Expedient, Desperate Measure, Open Sesame, Salvation, Tooth, Voice, Wings
Derivative terms: Agential
4. Noun. A line leading to a place or point. "Didn't know the way home"
Generic synonyms: Itinerary, Path, Route
Specialized synonyms: Aim, Bearing, Heading, Course, Trend, East-west Direction, North-south Direction, Qibla, Tendency, Trend
5. Noun. The condition of things generally. "I felt the same way"
6. Noun. A course of conduct. "Genius usually follows a revolutionary path"
Generic synonyms: Course, Course Of Action
Specialized synonyms: Ambages, Primrose Path, Straight And Narrow, Strait And Narrow, Hadith, Sunna, Sunnah, Warpath
7. Noun. Any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another. "He said he was looking for the way out"
Specialized synonyms: Access, Approach, Lane, Passage, Path, Road, Route, Staircase, Stairway, Watercourse, Waterway
Group relationships: Transit, Transportation, Transportation System
Terms within: Roadside, Wayside
8. Noun. A journey or passage. "They are on the way"
9. Noun. Space for movement. "Hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
Specialized synonyms: Seating, Seating Area, Seating Room, Seats, Standing Room, Breathing Room, Breathing Space, Clearance, Headroom, Headway, Houseroom, Lebensraum, Living Space, Parking, Sea Room
Generic synonyms: Position, Spatial Relation
Derivative terms: Roomy
10. Noun. The property of distance in general. "He went a long ways"
11. Noun. Doing as one pleases or chooses. "If I had my way"
12. Noun. A general category of things; used in the expression 'in the way of'. "They didn't have much in the way of clothing"
13. Noun. A portion of something divided into shares. "They split the loot three ways"
Definition of Way
1. adv. Away.
2. n. 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.
3. v. t. To go or travel to; to go in, as a way or path.
4. v. i. To move; to progress; to go.
5. adv. Away.
6. n. 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.
7. v. t. To go or travel to; to go in, as a way or path.
8. v. i. To move; to progress; to go.
Definition of Way
1. Proper noun. (Sussex) the South Downs Way ¹
2. Noun. A road, a direction, a (physical or conceptual) path from one place to another. ¹
3. Noun. A means to enter or exit into a place ¹
4. Noun. A method or manner of doing something; a mannerism. ¹
5. Noun. A roughly-defined geographical area ¹
6. Noun. Possibility (usually in the phrases 'any way' and 'no way'). ¹
7. Noun. (paganism) 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. ¹
8. Noun. (nautical) Speed, progress, momentum. ¹
9. Noun. A degree, an amount, a sense ¹
10. Noun. (context: As the head of an interjectory clause) (non-gloss definition Acknowledges that a task has been done well, chiefly in expressions of sarcastic congratulation.) ¹
11. Adverb. (informal with comparative or modified adjective) Much. ¹
12. Adverb. (slang with positive adjective) very. ¹
13. Adverb. (informal) far ¹
14. Interjection. (context: only in reply to ''no way'') It is true. ¹
15. Verb. (obsolete) To travel. ¹
16. Noun. The name of the letter for the ''w'' sound in Pitman shorthand. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Way
1. a method of doing something [n WAYS]
Medical Definition of Way
1. 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. "To find the way to heaven." "I shall him seek by way and eke by street." (Chaucer) "The way seems difficult, and steep to scale." (Milton) "The season and ways were very improper for his majesty's forces to march so great a distance." (Evelyn)
2. Length of space; distance; interval; as, a great way; a long way. "And whenever the way seemed long, Or his heart began to fail." (Longfellow)
3. A moving; passage; procession; journey. "I prythee, now, lead the way." (Shak)
4. Course or direction of motion or process; tendency of action; advance. "If that way be your walk, you have not far." (Milton) "And let eternal justice take the way." (Dryden)
5. The means by which anything is reached, or anything is accomplished; scheme; device; plan. "My best way is to creep under his gaberdine." (Shak) "By noble ways we conquest will prepare." (Dryden) "What impious ways my wishes took!" (Prior)
6. Manner; method; mode; fashion; style; as, the way of expressing one's ideas.
7. Regular course; habitual method of life or action; plan of conduct; mode of dealing. "Having lost the way of nobleness." "Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace." (Prov. Iii. 17) "When men lived in a grander way." (Longfellow)
8. Sphere or scope of observation. "The public ministers that fell in my way." (Sir W. Temple)
9. Determined course; resolved mode of action or conduct; as, to have one's way.
10. Progress; as, a ship has way. The timbers on which a ship is launched.