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way

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of way


way

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of way

  1. 1 a passage cleared for public vehicular travel the town honored the local sports hero by naming after him a short way connecting two shopping centers Synonyms arterial, artery, avenue, boulevard, carriageway [British], drag, drive, expressway, freeway, high road, highway, pass, pike, road, roadway, route, row, street, thoroughfare, thruway, trace, turnpike Related Words causeway; autobahn, autoroute, autostrada, dual carriageway [chiefly British], interstate, motorway [chiefly British], superhighway; beltway, bypass, parkway, ring road [chiefly British]; corniche, switchback; through street; high street [British], Main Street; backstreet, branch, bystreet, byway, crossroad, secondary road, shunpike, side road, side street; alley, alleyway; circle, lane, laneway [British], mews [chiefly British], place; close [chiefly British], cul-de-sac, dead end; corridor; track, trail

  2. 2 a usual manner of behaving or doing she's set in her ways and is not about to change Synonyms custom, fashion, habitude, pattern, practice (also practise), ritual, second nature, trick, habit, wontRelated Words addiction; disposition; bent, inclination, proclivity, set, tendency, tenor, turn; bag, convention, form, mode, style; usage, use; deportment, manners, mores; drill, groove, jog trot, regime (also régime), regimen, rote, routine, rut; affectation, airs, pose; attribute, characteristic, mark, trait; eccentricity, kink, oddity, peculiarity, quirk, singularity, tic

  3. 3 an established course for traveling from one place to another took the regular way to work Synonyms approach, avenue, path, route, passageRelated Words bypath, byway, lane, laneway [British]; artery, boulevard, bypass, drive, expressway, freeway, high road, highway, pass, passageway, pike, road, roadway, routeway [chiefly British], row, street, thoroughfare, turnpike; walk, walkway; trace, track, trail; airway; bikeway, cycleway [British]; channel, gat, watercourse, waterway; door, doorway, gate, gateway, hatch, portal

  4. 4 an established pattern of behavior that's just his way, so pay him no mind Synonyms aptness, proneness, propensity, tendencyRelated Words affinity, aptitude, bent, disposition, inclination, leaning, mind-set, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, turn; custom, habit, pattern, practice (also practise), routine, wont; eccentricity, idiosyncrasy, oddity, peculiarity, quirk, singularity, trickNear Antonyms averseness, disinclination, dislike, indisposition

  5. 5 an extent or area available for or used up by some activity or thing made way for them to pass Synonyms elbow room, place, space, roomRelated Words capacity, compass, range, scope; berth, clearance, freedom, latitude, leeway, play

  6. 6 the direction along which something or someone moves go the same way that the school bus does Synonyms course, line, pathway, route, routeway [chiefly British], steps, track, pathRelated Words circle, circuit, loop, orbit; arc, flight path, trajectory; ascent, descent

  7. 7 the means or procedure for doing something figured out the best way to accomplish the task Synonyms approach, fashion, form, how, manner, methodology, recipe, strategy, style, system, tack, tactics, technique, methodRelated Words mode, modus operandi; blueprint, design, game, game plan, ground plan, intrigue, layout, line, model, plan, plot, program, route, scheme; expedient, move, shift, step; practice (also practise), process, routine; policy

  8. 8 the opening through which one can enter or leave a structure we came in the back way Synonyms doorway, entrance, gate, gateway, doorRelated Words hatch, hatchway

  9. 9 the power, right, or opportunity to choose have it your way Synonyms alternative, discretion, druthers [dialect], election, liberty, option, pick, preference, selection, volition, choiceRelated Words determination, free will, will; say, voice, vote; inclination, liking, partiality, penchant, predilection, proclivity, propensity, tendency; discernment, judgment (or judgement), perspicacityNear Antonyms coercion, duress, force; duty, obligation; Hobson's choice

  10. 10 the space or amount of space between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects it's just a little way down the road Synonyms lead, length, remove, spacing, spread, stretch, distanceRelated Words altitude, area, breadth, depth, height, rise, space, volume, width; extension, extent; cast, range, reach, scope, shot, sweep, throw; drop, fall, flight, haul; berth, clearance


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