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way

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of way




way

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of way

  1. 1 a passage cleared for public vehicular travel <the town honored the local sports hero by naming after him a short way connecting two shopping centers> Synonyms arterial, artery, avenue, boulevard, carriageway [British], drag, drive, expressway, freeway, high road, highway, pass, pike, road, roadway, route, row, street, thoroughfare, thruway, trace, turnpike Related Words causeway; autobahn, autoroute, autostrada, dual carriageway [chiefly British], interstate, motorway [chiefly British], superhighway; beltway, bypass, parkway, ring road [chiefly British]; corniche, switchback; through street; high street [British], Main Street; backstreet, branch, bystreet, byway, crossroad, secondary road, shunpike, side road, side street; alley, alleyway; circle, lane, laneway [British], mews [chiefly British], place; close [chiefly British], cul-de-sac, dead end; corridor; track, trail

  2. 2 a usual manner of behaving or doing <she's set in her ways and is not about to change> Synonyms custom, fashion, habitude, pattern, practice (also practise), ritual, second nature, trick, habit, wontRelated Words addiction; disposition; bent, inclination, proclivity, set, tendency, tenor, turn; bag, convention, form, mode, style; usage, use; deportment, manners, mores; drill, groove, jog trot, regime (also régime), regimen, rote, routine, rut; affectation, airs, pose; attribute, characteristic, mark, trait; eccentricity, kink, oddity, peculiarity, quirk, singularity, tic

  3. 3 an established course for traveling from one place to another <took the regular way to work> Synonyms approach, avenue, path, route, passageRelated Words bypath, byway, lane, laneway [British]; artery, boulevard, bypass, drive, expressway, freeway, high road, highway, pass, passageway, pike, road, roadway, routeway [chiefly British], row, street, thoroughfare, turnpike; walk, walkway; trace, track, trail; airway; bikeway, cycleway [British]; channel, gat, watercourse, waterway; door, doorway, gate, gateway, hatch, portal

  4. 4 an established pattern of behavior <that's just his way, so pay him no mind> Synonyms aptness, proneness, propensity, tendencyRelated Words affinity, aptitude, bent, disposition, inclination, leaning, mind-set, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, turn; custom, habit, pattern, practice (also practise), routine, wont; eccentricity, idiosyncrasy, oddity, peculiarity, quirk, singularity, trickNear Antonyms averseness, disinclination, dislike, indisposition

  5. 5 an extent or area available for or used up by some activity or thing <made way for them to pass> Synonyms elbow room, place, space, roomRelated Words capacity, compass, range, scope; berth, clearance, freedom, latitude, leeway, play

  6. 6 the direction along which something or someone moves <go the same way that the school bus does> Synonyms course, line, pathway, route, routeway [chiefly British], steps, track, pathRelated Words circle, circuit, loop, orbit; arc, flight path, trajectory; ascent, descent

  7. 7 the means or procedure for doing something <figured out the best way to accomplish the task> Synonyms approach, fashion, form, how, manner, methodology, recipe, strategy, style, system, tack, tactics, technique, methodRelated Words mode, modus operandi; blueprint, design, game, game plan, ground plan, intrigue, layout, line, model, plan, plot, program, route, scheme; expedient, move, shift, step; practice (also practise), process, routine; policy

  8. 8 the opening through which one can enter or leave a structure <we came in the back way> Synonyms doorway, entrance, gate, gateway, doorRelated Words hatch, hatchway

  9. 9 the power, right, or opportunity to choose <have it your way> Synonyms alternative, discretion, druthers [dialect], election, liberty, option, pick, preference, selection, volition, choiceRelated Words determination, free will, will; say, voice, vote; inclination, liking, partiality, penchant, predilection, proclivity, propensity, tendency; discernment, judgment (or judgement), perspicacityNear Antonyms coercion, duress, force; duty, obligation; Hobson's choice

  10. 10 the space or amount of space between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects <it's just a little way down the road> Synonyms lead, length, remove, spacing, spread, stretch, distanceRelated Words altitude, area, breadth, depth, height, rise, space, volume, width; extension, extent; cast, range, reach, scope, shot, sweep, throw; drop, fall, flight, haul; berth, clearance




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