a manner, method, or meansFreezing is a great way to preserve most foods.
new teaching methods
the decimal system of metric weights and measures
The best way to find out is by a process of elimination.
We will be exploring different approaches to information-gathering.
a private pension scheme
tests performed using a new technique
She met her creditors to propose a plan for making repayments.
He did not follow the correct procedure in applying for a visa.
course of action
a characteristic style or mannerHe had a strange way of talking.
an aspect or detail of somethingIn some ways, we are better off than we were before.
Climate affects every aspect of our lives.
The most interesting point about the village is its religion.
I recall every detail of the party.
The gardens are a special feature of this property.
The nurses at the admission desk asked for her particulars.
He's simply wonderful in every respect.
The website documents every facet of the director's career.
habits or customsYou'll have to get used to my mother's odd little ways.
It was his custom to approach every problem cautiously.
He has an endearing habit of licking his lips.
One of his idiosyncrasies was to wear orange gloves.
practice, , , , ,
a public inquiry into bank practices
Creativity is a human trait.
a fruitful convergence with past usage and custom
Keith woke early, as was his wont.
a route or directionCan you tell me the way to the station?
He came round the back way.
a courtyard with a side access to the rear gardens
a small, quaint town with narrow streets
We set off once more, over a rough mountain track.
We'll be lodging a complaint through the official channels.
We followed the path along the clifftops.
a quiet country lane
He was following a broad trail through the trees.
avenue, , ,
It is set in landscaped grounds at the end of a tree-lined avenue.
a busy thoroughfare
a journeyShe said she'd pick me up on her way to work.
space or room for movement or activityThe ranks of soldiers parted and made way for her.
distanceWe've a long way to go yet.
(informal) He's in a bad way, but he'll live.
The government has to encourage people to better their condition.
You shouldn't be lifting heavy things in your state.
He was still in better shape than many young men.
We are in a difficult financial situation.
Please keep us informed of the status of this project.
the plight of Third World countries plagued by debts
The decision will leave her in a predicament.
You seem in fine fettle.
It's bad for a toddler to get its own way all the time.
He was forced to leave the country against his will.
The decision was made against the wishes of the party leader.
I had a strong desire to help and care for people.
a research programme that has failed to achieve its aim
Let me buy you a treat. What's your pleasure?
My ambition is to sail round the world.
See by the way
See give way
See under way
See way of life
See ways and means
The longest way round is the shortest way home
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in the sense of aim
intention or purposea research programme that has failed to achieve its aim
in the sense of ambition
something so desiredMy ambition is to sail round the world.
Video: pronunciation of 'way'
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