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out of the way

Definition of out of the way

  1. 1 :  far from other places that are well-known <They rented a cottage that was quiet and out of the way.>

  2. 2 :  done or dealt with completely <Let's get these issues out of the way before we start working on any other issues.>

  3. 3 :  unusual or remarkable <There is nothing out of the way about the plan.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. :  a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

    :  an opening for passage

    :  the course traveled from one place to another :  route

  1. :  of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. :  away

    :  by far :  much

    :  very


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