ways and means noun plural
: the methods and tools used for doing something
Ways and Means : a committee in the U.S. House of Representatives that is in charge of taxes, trade issues, government debt, etc.
: methods and resources for accomplishing something and especially for defraying expenses
often capitalized W&M
a : methods and resources for raising the necessary revenues for the expenses of a nation or state
b : a legislative committee concerned with this function
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