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way

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to a great degree

  • "Oh, I'm just way thrilled to be here!" the pageant contestant gushed
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a lot, as all get-out, good and

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way

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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
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3 an established course for traveling from one place to another

  • took the regular way to work
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4 an established pattern of behavior

  • that's just his way, so pay him no mind
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5 an extent or area available for or used up by some activity or thing

  • made way for them to pass
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6 the direction along which something or someone moves

  • go the same way that the school bus does
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course, line, path, pathway, route, routeway [chiefly British], steps, track

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7 the means or procedure for doing something

  • figured out the best way to accomplish the task
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8 the opening through which one can enter or leave a structure

  • we came in the back way
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9 the power, right, or opportunity to choose

  • have it your way
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10 the space or amount of space between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects

  • it's just a little way down the road
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Synonym Discussion of way

method, mode, manner, way, fashion, system mean the means taken or procedure followed in achieving an end. method implies an orderly logical arrangement usually in steps.
    • effective teaching methods
mode implies an order or course followed by custom, tradition, or personal preference.
    • the preferred mode of transportation
manner is close to mode but may imply a procedure or method that is individual or distinctive.
    • an odd manner of conducting
way is very general and may be used for any of the preceding words.
    • has her own way of doing things
fashion may suggest a peculiar or characteristic way of doing something.
    • rushing about in his typical fashion
system suggests a fully developed or carefully formulated method often emphasizing rational orderliness.
    • a filing system


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