pave the way for (something or someone)

Definition of pave the way for (something or someone)

  1. :  to make it easier for (something to happen or someone to do something) The discovery paves the way for the development of effective new treatments.

Word by Word Definitions

paveplay
  1. :  to lay or cover with material (such as asphalt or concrete) that forms a firm level surface for travel

    :  to cover firmly and solidly as if with paving material

    :  to serve as a covering or pavement of

  1. :  a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

    :  an opening for passage

    :  the course traveled from one place to another :  route

  1. :  of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. :  by a long distance :  to a considerable degree or extent :  far

    :  by far :  much

    :  very

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody


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