Synonyms for way
- course of action
Antonyms for way
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WAY
She certainly knew he was liable to go at any time, in exactly the way he did go.
One swift glance had shown him there was no way of instant retreat.
"They needn't eat their lunch that way," declared his sister.
It's a pity you ain't got some one to shut down on you that way.
I could tell it, if nothing else showed it, by the way in which she overdoes respectability.
He'll be gold-bricked if he wears 'em scrambled that way around this place.
On the contrary, indeed, he appeared to joy immensely in Percival's way of life.
The public road was thronged with people on their way to Olympia.
Look at him now over there, the way he goes around butting into strangers.
That's the way with these shrimps; they ain't good fur anything else.
Old English weg "road, path, course of travel," from Proto-Germanic *wegaz (cf. Old Saxon, Dutch weg, Old Norse vegr, Old Frisian wei, Old High German weg, German Weg, Gothic wigs "way"), from PIE *wegh- "to move" (see weigh). Most of the extended senses developed in Middle English. Adverbial meaning "very, extremely" is by 1986, perhaps from phrase all the way. Ways and means "resources at a person's disposal" is attested from early 15c. Way-out (adj.) "original, bold," is jazz slang, first recorded 1940s. Encouragement phrase way to go is short for that's the way to go.