English Synonyms and Antonyms
Wherever there is room for one object to pass another there is a way. A road (originally a rideway) is a prepared way for traveling with horses or vehicles, always the latter unless the contrary is expressly stated; a way suitable to be traversed only by foot-passengers or by animals is called a path, bridle-path, or track; as, the roads in that country are mere bridle-paths. A road may be private; a highway or highroad is public, highway being a specific name for a road legally set apart for the use of the public forever; a highway may be over water as well as over land. A route is a line of travel, and may be over many roads. A street is in some center of habitation, as a city, town, or village; when it passes between rows of dwellings the country road becomes the village street. An avenue is a long, broad, and imposing or principal street. Track is a word of wide signification; we speak of a goat-track on a mountain-side, a railroad-track, a race-track, the track of a comet; on a traveled road the line worn by regular passing of hoofs and wheels in either direction is called the track. A passage is between any two objects or lines of enclosure, a pass commonly between mountains. A driveway is within enclosed grounds, as of a private residence. A channel is a waterway. A thoroughfare is a way through; a road or street temporarily or permanently closed at any point ceases for such time to be a thoroughfare. Compare AIR; DIRECTION.
manner, mode, style, way, fashionnoun
how something is done or how it happens
"her dignified manner"; "his rapid manner of talking"; "their nomadic mode of existence"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a lonely way of life"; "in an abrasive fashion"
modal value, modality, fashion, manner, mode, vogue, panache, mood, path, elbow room, style, direction, agency, trend, expressive style, way of life, stylus, personal manner, means, elan, musical mode, flair, dash, room
means, agency, waynoun
how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
"a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success"
a line leading to a place or point
"he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home"
focal point, guidance, focus, management, manner, counselling, counsel, commission, direction, instruction, elbow room, focussing, room, agency, path, way of life, centering, counseling, charge, style, steering, means, fashion, mode, focusing
the condition of things generally
"that's the way it is"; "I felt the same way"
way, path, way of lifenoun
a course of conduct
"the path of virtue"; "we went our separate ways"; "our paths in life led us apart"; "genius usually follows a revolutionary path"
any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
"he said he was looking for the way out"
a journey or passage
"they are on the way"
room, way, elbow roomnoun
space for movement
"room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
the property of distance in general
"it's a long way to Moscow"; "he went a long ways"
doing as one pleases or chooses
"if I had my way"
a general category of things; used in the expression `in the way of'
"they didn't have much in the way of clothing"
a portion of something divided into shares
"they split the loot three ways"
way, right smartadverb
to a great degree or by a great distance; very much (`right smart' is regional in the United States)
"way over budget"; "way off base"; "the other side of the hill is right smart steeper than the side we are on"
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List of paraphrases for "way":
manner, mode, path, road, means, form, method, fashion, route, average, course, mod, chemin, track, ways, medium, shape, approach, direction, so, pathway, cover, order, solution, journey, sense, style, forma, lid, courses, camino, title, plea, modality, case, modalities, via, weg, kind, extent, basis
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How to use way in a sentence?
People who are with Jeb believe in Jeb, and also think that over time the laws of physics will take shape and sort things out the right way.
Our new vests have a modernized style that takes advantage of trim detail and screen printing to introduce color in an eye-catching way.
I'm the guy born with the glass half-full. And I believe hope springs eternal, the American people want us to find a way to address their concerns. That was the big message out of the elections. You hear it from our members on both sides of the Capitol. I'm hoping the president heard the same message.
The chances of this boy reaching pensionable age are minuscule unless we do something about it, it's a sad indictment of the way we live.
Breaking the natural and Divine restrictions means, one moves certainly to put its life in the way of terrible risks.
Translations for way
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- طريقة, طريقArabic
- via, mitjà, manera, camíCatalan, Valencian
- způsob, cestaCzech
- vej, facon, mådeDanish
- Methode, Weg, Art, Weise, sehrGerman
- manera, forma, camino, modo, medios, vía, muySpanish
- روش, راهPersian
- tie, keino, konstiFinnish
- chemin, voie, manière, façon, trèsFrench
- weiWestern Frisian
- modh, dòigh, sligheScottish Gaelic
- אמצעי, דרך, שיטהHebrew
- तरह, रास्ताHindi
- fasonHaitian Creole
- mód, útHungarian
- ուղի, ճանապարհ, կերպ, եղանակArmenian
- maniera, via, cammino, modo, medio, multo, assatisInterlingua
- modo, via, manieraItalian
- 方法, 仕方, 道Japanese
- ხერხი, გზაGeorgian
- 길, 方法, 방법Korean
- ڕێگه, جۆر, یهکجارKurdish
- modus, ratio, via, genusLatin
- ceļš, veidsLatvian
- manier, wegDutch
- vegNorwegian Nynorsk
- vei, måteNorwegian
- sposób, drogaPolish
- لارPashto, Pushto
- maneira, modo, via, meio, jeito, caminho, bastante, muito, assazPortuguese
- mod, drum, cale, felRomanian
- способ, путь, дорога, метод, оченьRussian
- vis, väg, sättSwedish
- పద్ధతి, దారి, మార్గము, చాలాTelugu
- يولUyghur, Uighur
- طرح, راستہUrdu
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