one-way

adjective \ ˈwən-ˈwā \

Definition of one-way

1 :that moves in or allows movement in only one direction
  • a one-way street
2 :one-sided, unilateral
  • a one-way conversation
3 :that functions in only one of two or more ways

First Known Use of one-way

1824



ONE-WAY Defined for English Language Learners

one-way

adjective

Definition of one-way for English Language Learners

  • : moving in or allowing movement in only one direction

  • : allowing travel to a place but not back from the place

  • : able to receive signals but not to send signals


ONE-WAY Defined for Kids

one-way

adjective \ ˈwən-ˈwā \

Definition of one-way for Students

:moving or allowing movement in one direction only
  • one-way traffic
  • a one-way street


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