noun 1. a manner, method, or means ⇒ a way of life, ⇒ a way of knowing 6. a passage or journey ⇒ on the way 7. characteristic style or manner ⇒ I did it in my own way 9. an aspect of something; particular ⇒ in many ways he was right 10.
b. (capital when part of a street name) ⇒ Icknield Way
11. something that one wants in a determined manner (esp in the phrases get or have one's (own) way) 14. informal the area or direction of one's home ⇒ drop in if you're ever over my way 18. (plural) the wooden or metal tracks down which a ship slides to be launched adverb 40. informal b. very far ⇒ they're way up the mountain
41. informal by far; considerably ⇒ way better
42. slang truly; genuinely ⇒ they have a way cool site
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Word origin of 'way'Old English weg; related to Old Frisian wei, Old Norse vegr, Gothic wigs