on the/someone's/something's way
Definition of on the/someone's/something's way
1 : in a state of development : in progress : to be happening soon More layoffs are said to be on the way.
2 : moving from one place to another place The package should be on its way. It's getting late. I'm afraid I must be on my way. A funny thing happened to me on my/the way here. You need help? I'm on my way.
3 : changing from one level or condition to another level or condition House prices are on their way up.
Word by Word Definitions
: some person : somebody
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: a person or thing of consequence
: one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different
: in some degree : somewhat
: used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
: a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place
: an opening for passage
: the course traveled from one place to another : route
: of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route
: by a long distance : to a considerable degree or extent : far
: by far : much
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