across the way


: across from someone on the other side of the street
They live across the way (from us).

Examples of across the way in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Schwartzkopf told Miller that thieves had been stealing goods from a warehouse across the way. Peter Van Sant, CBS News, 21 Oct. 2023 It can be accessed and seen from communities in Wayne, Macomb and St. Clair counties in the U.S. and across the way in Ontario. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, 29 July 2023 Meanwhile, just across the way, the invasive plant is thinned to wisps. Lila Seidman, Los Angeles Times, 13 Oct. 2023 Why, for example, is our expert assassin standing right in the window of that abandoned WeWork building for hours, so as to be spotted by an elderly man getting ready for bed in his apartment across the way? Marlow Stern, Rolling Stone, 4 Sep. 2023 After appreciating the inside of the cathedral, get a view of its fantastic exterior from the rooftop of the Hotel Colon, which is just across the way from the cathedral. 18 Explore El Born. Jamie Ditaranto, Travel + Leisure, 21 July 2023 In Gargiulo's old apartment just across the way … Det. Maureen Maher, CBS News, 22 July 2021 This heartbreaking image from Ukraine is a wakeup call; free press is essential to freedom Meanwhile, across the way is another camp where rich kids go to learn about hedge funds and whatnot. Kaely Monahan, The Arizona Republic, 17 July 2023 Later, as the yellow crime-scene tape encompassed more and more of the low-rise housing complex, someone across the way filmed as police brought Gonzalez’s mother to the scene. Lee O. Sanderlin, Baltimore Sun, 8 July 2023 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'across the way.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near across the way

Cite this Entry

“Across the way.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!