To do way
to take away; to remove.
To make way with
to make away with. See under Away.
- Chaucer.
1.That by, upon, or along, which one passes or processes; opportunity or room to pass; place of passing; passage; road, street, track, or path of any kind; as, they built a way to the mine.
I shall him seek by way and eke by street.
- Chaucer.
The way seems difficult, and steep to scale.
- Milton.
2.Length of space; distance; interval; as, a great way; a long way.
3.A moving; passage; procession; journey.
I prythee, now, lead the way.
- Shak.
4.Course or direction of motion or process; tendency of action; advance.
If that way be your walk, you have not far.
- Milton.
And let eternal justice take the way.
- Dryden.
5.The means by which anything is reached, or anything is accomplished; scheme; device; plan.
6.Manner; method; mode; fashion; style; as, the way of expressing one's ideas.
7.Regular course; habitual method of life or action; plan of conduct; mode of dealing.
When men lived in a grander way.
- Longfellow.
8.Sphere or scope of observation.
The public ministers that fell in my way.
- Sir W. Temple.
9.Determined course; resolved mode of action or conduct; as, to have one's way.
10.(Naut.) Progress; as, a ship has way.
11.(Mach.) The longitudinal guides, or guiding surfaces, on the bed of a planer, lathe, or the like, along which a table or carriage moves.
12.(Law) Right of way. See below.
By the way
in passing; apropos; aside; apart from, though connected with, the main object or subject of discourse.
By way of
for the purpose of; as being; in character of.
Covert way
(Fort.) See Covered way, under Covered.
In the family way
See under Family.
In the way
so as to meet, fall in with, obstruct, hinder, etc.
In the way with
traveling or going with; meeting or being with; in the presence of.
Milky way
(Astron.) See Galaxy, 1.
No way
See Noway, Noways, in the Vocabulary.
On the way
traveling or going; hence, in process; advancing toward completion; as, on the way to this country; on the way to success.
Out of the way
See under Out.
Right of way
(Law) a right of private passage over another's ground. It may arise either by grant or prescription. It may be attached to a house, entry, gate, well, or city lot, as well as to a country farm.
To be under way
(Naut.) to be in motion, as when a ship begins to move.
- Kent.
To give way
See under Give.
To go one's way
to go or come; to depart or come along.
to proceed in a manner favorable to one; - of events.
- Shak.
To come one's way
to come into one's possession (of objects) or to become available, as an opportunity; as, good things will come your way.
To go the way of all the earth
to die.
To make one's way
to advance in life by one's personal efforts.
To make way
See under Make, v. t.
Ways and means
a - Methods; resources; facilities.
b - (Legislation) Means for raising money; resources for revenue.
Way leave
permission to cross, or a right of way across, land; also, rent paid for such right.
Way of the cross
c - (Eccl.) the course taken in visiting in rotation the stations of the cross. See Station, n., 7 (c).
Way of the rounds
(Fort.) a space left for the passage of the rounds between a rampart and the wall of a fortified town.
Way pane
a pane for cartage in irrigated land. See Pane, n., 4.
Way passenger
a passenger taken up, or set down, at some intermediate place between the principal stations on a line of travel.
Ways of God
his providential government, or his works.
Way station
an intermediate station between principal stations on a line of travel, especially on a railroad.
Way train
a train which stops at the intermediate, or way, stations; an accommodation train.
Way warden
the surveyor of a road.
v. t.1.To go or travel to; to go in, as a way or path.
v. i.1.To move; to progress; to go.
On a time as they together wayed.
- Spenser.
Noun1.way - how something is done or how it happens; "her dignified manner"; "his rapid manner of talking"; "their nomadic mode of existence"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a lonely way of life"; "in an abrasive fashion"
Synonyms: fashion, manner, mode, style
2.way - how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success"
Synonyms: means, agency
3.way - a journey or passage; "they are on the way"
4.way - the condition of things generally; "that's the way it is"; "I felt the same way"
5.way - a course of conduct; "the path of virtue"; "we went our separate ways"; "our paths in life led us apart"; "genius usually follows a revolutionary path"
Synonyms: path, way of life
6.way - any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another; "he said he was looking for the way out"
7.way - a line leading to a place or point; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home"
Synonyms: direction
8.way - the property of distance in general; "it's a long way to Moscow"; "he went a long ways"
Synonyms: ways
9.way - doing as one pleases or chooses; "if I had my way"
10.way - a general category of things; used in the expression `in the way of'; "they didn't have much in the way of clothing"
11.way - space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
Synonyms: elbow room, room
12.way - a portion of something divided into shares; "the split the loot three ways"
Adv.1.way - to a great degree or by a great distance; very much (`right smart' is regional in the United States); "way over budget"; "way off base"; "the other side of the hill is right smart steeper than the side we are on"
Synonyms: right smart

WAY, estates. A passage, street or road. A right of way is a privilege which an individual or a particular description of persons, such as the inhabitants of a particular place, or the owners or occupiers of such place may have, of going over another person's ground.
     2. It is an incorporeal hereditament of a real nature, a mere easement, entirely different from public or private roads.
     3. A right of way may arise, 1. By prescription and immemorial usage. 2 McCord, 447 5 Har. & John. 474; Co. Litt. 113, b; Br. Chem. 2; 1 Roll. Ab. 936. 2. By grant. 3 Lev. 305; 1 Ld. Raym. 75; 17 Mass. 416; Crabb on R. P. Sec. 366. 3. By reservation 4. By custom. 5. By acts of the legislature. 6. From necessity, when a man's ground is enclosed and completely blocked up, so that he cannot, without passing over his neighbor's land, reach the public road. For example, should A grant a piece of land to B, surrounded by land belonging to A; a right of way over A's land passes of necessity to B, otherwise he could not derive any benefit from the acquisition. Vide 3 Rawle, 495; 2 Fairf. R. 1,56; 2 Mass. 203; 2 McCord, 448; 3 McCord, 139; 2 Pick. 577; 14 Mass. 56; 2 Hill, S. C. R. 641; and Necessity. The way is to be taken where it will be least injurious to the owner. 4 Kent, Com. 338. 4. Lord Coke, adopting the civil law, says there are three kinds of ways. 1. A foot-way, called iter. 2. A foot-way and horse-way, called adus. 3. A cart- way, which contains the other two, called via. Co. Lit. 56, a; Pothier, Pandectae, lib. 8, t. 3, Sec. 1; Dig. 8, 3; 1 Bro. Civ. Law, 177. Vide Yelv. 142, n; Id. 164; Woodf. Landl. & Ten. 544; 4 Kent, Com. 337; Ayl. Pand. 307; Cruise's Dig. tit. 24; 1 Taunt. R. 279; R. & M. 151; 1 Bail. R. 58; 2 Hill. Abr. c. 6; Crabb on Real Prop. Sec. 360 to 397; Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t.; Easement; Servitude.

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learning, magnet, main interest, maintenance, maintien, make a request, make a requisition, make application, makeup, maneuvering space, manner of speaking, mannerism, manners, mapping, march, margin, master plan, means of access, methodology, methods, metier, mien, mileage, mind, mode of expression, modus, modus vivendi, mold, mores, motions, movements, moves, nature, navigation, need, no holds barred, objective, observable behavior, observance, ongoing, onward course, open space, opening, operations research, order, organization, orientation, parsecs, passage, passageway, passion, pattern, peculiarity, perpetuation, perseverance, persistence, personal style, perspective, pet subject, petition, physique, piece, piloting, plan, planning, play, pleasure, pleasure principle, plum, point, poise, port, pose, posture, power, practice, praxis, prearrangement, prefer, prescription, presence, prize, proceeding, program, program of action, progression, progressiveness, prolongation, promotion, proper thing, property, protraction, pursuance, pursuit, put in for, quality, quarter, range, rationalization, reach, recourses, remoteness, repetition, request, requisition, resolution, resolve, resorts, resources, rhetoric, ride, ritual, rolling, rolling on, room, room to spare, rope, row, run, schedule, schema, schematism, schematization, scheme, scheme of arrangement, scope, sea room, second nature, see fit, sense of language, separation, set, setup, sexual desire, shape, social convention, social science, somatotype, sort, space, span, spare room, specialism, speciality, specialization, specialty, species, spirit, stamp, standard behavior, standard usage, standing custom, staying power, steerage, steerageway, steering, stereotype, stereotyped behavior, sternway, stock, straight course, strain, strategic plan, strategy, streak, street, stretch, stride, stripe, strong point, style, stylistic analysis, stylistics, suchness, supply, sustained action, sustenance, swing, systematization, tactical plan, tactics, take to, technicality, temper, temperament, temptation, tendency, tenor, the big picture, the grand style, the picture, the plain style, the sublime, thing, think fit, think good, think proper, thirst for knowledge, thoroughfare, time-honored practice, tolerance, tone, touch, tradition, travel, trench, trend, trick, trophy, trough, troughing, troughway, tunnel, turn, type, uninterrupted course, unremittingness, urge, usage, use, variety, vein, velleity, vestibule, vocation, volition, want, want to, wanting, way in, way of life, ways, ways and means, weakness, what is done, wherewith, wherewithal, whistle for, wide berth, will, will and pleasure, will power, wise, wish, wish fulfillment, wish to, wish to goodness, wish very much, wont, wonting, working plan, would fain do
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Way bill
Way going crop
Way leave
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Way of the cross
Way of the rounds
way out
Way pane
Way passenger
Way shaft
way station
Way train
Way warden
Way-going crop
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