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way

 
Adverbial way has 1 sense
  1. way, right smart - 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"
Noun way has 12 senses
  1. manner, mode, style, way, fashion - 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"
    --1 is a kind of property
    --1 has particulars:
     artistic style, idiom; drape; fit; form; life style, life-style, lifestyle, modus vivendi; setup; touch, signature; wise
  2. means, agency, way - 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"
    --2 is a kind of implementation, effectuation
    --2 has particulars:
     dint; escape; fast track; instrument, tool; road; stepping stone; expedient; desperate measure; open sesame; salvation; tooth; voice; wings
  3. way - a journey or passage; "they are on the way"
    --3 is a kind of
    journey, journeying
  4. way - the condition of things generally; "that's the way it is"; "I felt the same way"
    --4 is a kind of
    condition, status
  5. way, path, way of life - 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"
    --5 is a kind of course, course of action
    --5 has particulars:
     ambages; primrose path; straight and narrow, strait and narrow; Sunnah, Sunna, hadith; warpath
  6. way - any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another; "he said he was looking for the way out"
    --6 is a kind of
    artifact, artefact
    --6 is a part of transportation system, transportation, transit
    --6 has parts: wayside, roadside
    --6 has particulars:
     access, approach; lane; passage; path; road, route; stairway, staircase, stairs, steps; watercourse, waterway
  7. direction, way - a line leading to a place or point; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home"
    --7 is a kind of path, route, itinerary
    --7 has particulars:
     bearing, heading, aim; course, trend; qibla; tendency, trend
  8. way, ways - the property of distance in general; "it's a long way to Moscow"; "he went a long ways"
    --8 is a kind of distance
  9. way - doing as one pleases or chooses; "if I had my way"
    --9 is a kind of
    choice, pick, selection
  10. way - a general category of things; used in the expression `in the way of'; "they didn't have much in the way of clothing"
    --10 is a kind of
    category
  11. room, way, elbow room - space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
    --11 is a kind of position, spatial relation
    --11 has particulars:
     seating, seats, seating room, seating area; standing room; breathing room, breathing space; headroom, headway, clearance; houseroom; living space, lebensraum; parking; sea room
  12. way - a portion of something divided into shares; "the split the loot three ways"
    --12 is a kind of
    share, portion, part, percentage
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