\ ˈvī-ə How to pronounce via (audio) , ˈvē-ə How to pronounce via (audio) \

Definition of via

1 : by way of
2 : through the medium or agency of also : by means of

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Synonyms for via

Synonyms

by, through

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Examples of via in a Sentence

She flew to Los Angeles via Chicago. I'll let her know via one of our friends. He did some research via computer. We went home via a shortcut.
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The Republican and Democratic candidate is decided is via one of two ways: A primary election, or a caucus. Megan Ditrolio, Marie Claire, "How Is a Caucus Different From a Primary? Your Definitive Guide," 28 Feb. 2019 And in recent years, tickets have been free and available via an online lottery system. Jillian Mackenzie, Town & Country, "A Brief History of the White House Easter Egg Roll," 28 Feb. 2019 Khloe basically confirmed the scandal via some VERY shady likes on Twitter. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "9 Signs Jordyn Woods and Tristan Thompson Did In Fact Hook Up," 22 Feb. 2019 Recordings are then accessible in the videos folder in Windows or via Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition under the Connect tab. Ian Paul, PCWorld, "AMD ReLive review: A stylish video capture tool for Radeon graphics cards," 31 Jan. 2019 Among the other concessions, Mr. Löfven has agreed to is 15 billion Swedish kronor ($1.67 billion) in tax cuts via lower income taxes and scrapping a 5% state tax rate that’s added to higher earners. Dominic Chopping, WSJ, "Swedish Prime Minister Regains Power as New Political Landscape Beckons," 18 Jan. 2019 All of season one will be available via the streaming service. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "How to Watch 'The Masked Singer' and More Big Questions About the Show Answered," 9 Jan. 2019 The only way to treat anaphylaxis is with an injection of epinephrine (which can be self-administered via an EpiPen or other auto-injector), followed by a trip to the ER. Korin Miller, SELF, "Bethenny Frankel’s Allergic Reaction Was So Severe She 'Thought She Had a Stroke'," 18 Dec. 2018 Several homes featured on their show are even for rent via AirBnB, capitalizing on the new tourist interest in once-sleepy Waco. Laura Fenton, Curbed, "How the ‘modern farmhouse’ look took over," 21 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of via

1677, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for via

Latin, ablative of via way — more at way

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The first known use of via was in 1677

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English Language Learners Definition of via

: by going through (a particular place) : by way of (a particular place)
: by means of (a person, machine, etc.) : by using (something or someone)
\ ˈvī-ə How to pronounce via (audio) , ˈvē-ə\

Kids Definition of via

: by way of Our bus went via the northern route.

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