: involving three people or groups
a three-way conversation/deal/partnership
: allowing movement in any one of three directions
a three-way intersection

Examples of three-way in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The contest for the top prize — the presidency of Indonesia — is a three-way race. Muktita Suhartono, New York Times, 13 Feb. 2024 The presidential candidates The race is a three-way contest between a former army general and two former governors. Kathleen Magramo, CNN, 12 Feb. 2024 The Kings began the day in the No. 5 seed in a virtual three-way tie with the Phoenix Suns, Tuesday’s opponent, and the New Orleans Pelicans, who have beaten Sacramento four times this season. Chris Biderman, Sacramento Bee, 12 Feb. 2024 The San Francisco 49ers were hoping to win their sixth Super Bowl in franchise history, moving them into a three-way tie for first place. Jordan Freiman, CBS News, 11 Feb. 2024 To force a three-way tie at the top with six Super Bowl victories, the 49ers need quarterback Brock Purdy to remain potent and composed at 24. Terence Moore, Forbes, 11 Feb. 2024 Hester, 41, a Riviera Beach native and three-way player for Miami on offense, defense and special teams, will become the first Pro Football Hall of Fame member to be inducted as a return specialist. Susan Miller Degnan, Miami Herald, 9 Feb. 2024 The good news for Boise State is Utah State lost to Nevada on Tuesday, leaving a three-way tie for first place in the Mountain West. Ron Counts, Idaho Statesman, 7 Feb. 2024 The group had previously been part of a three-way tie for the record with Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra. Jim Harrington, The Mercury News, 6 Feb. 2024 See More

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“Three-way.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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