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ways

Overview of noun ways


The noun ways has 1 sense


1. ways, shipway, slipway -- (structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired)


Overview of noun way

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")

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")

3. direction, way -- (a line leading to a place or point; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home")

4. way -- (the condition of things generally; "that's the way it is"; "I felt the same way")

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")

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")

7. way -- (a journey or passage; "they are on the way")

8. room, way, elbow room -- (space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around")

9. way -- (the property of distance in general; "it's a long way to Moscow"; "he went a long ways")

10. way -- (doing as one pleases or chooses; "if I had my way")

11. way -- (a general category of things; used in the expression `in the way of'; "they didn't have much in the way of clothing")

12. way -- (a portion of something divided into shares; "they split the loot three ways")



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