Simple Definition of via
: by going through (a particular place) : by way of (a particular place)
: by means of (a person, machine, etc.) : by using (something or someone)
Full Definition of via
1 : by way of
2 : through the medium or agency of; also : by means of
Examples of via
She flew to Los Angeles via Chicago.
I'll let her know via one of our friends.
He did some research via computer.
We went home via a shortcut.
Origin of via
Latin, abl. of via way — more at way
First Known Use: 1779
VIA Defined for Kids
Definition of via
: by way of <Our bus went via the northern route.>
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