plural of 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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5 the direction along which something or someone moves
  • go the same way that the school bus does

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6 the means or procedure for doing something
  • figured out the best way to accomplish the task

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7 the opening through which one can enter or leave a structure
  • we came in the back way

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9 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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The first known use of ways was before the 12th century

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way station

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“Ways.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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