Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: way
Function: noun
Text: 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>
Synonyms artery, avenue, boulevard, drag, drive, expressway, freeway, highroad, highway, pass, passageway, pike, road, roadway, route, row, street, thoroughfare, trace, turnpike
Related Words causeway; alley, alleyway, bystreet, byway, catwalk, court, lane, place; approach, concourse, path, walkway; access; dead end; aisle, corridor, course, line; track, trail; channel; corduroy, tarmac; crossroad; bypass, overpass, underpass; cloverleaf, rotary
2 a usual manner of behaving or doing <she's set in her ways and is not about to change> -- see HABIT
3 an established course for traveling from one place to another <took the regular way> -- see PASSAGE 1
4 an established pattern of behavior <that's just his way, so pay him no mind> -- see TENDENCY 1
5 an extent or area available for or used up by some activity or thing <made way for them to pass> -- see ROOM 1
6 the direction along which something or someone moves <go the same way that the school bus does> -- see PATH 1
7 the means or procedure for doing something <figured out the best way to accomplish the task> -- see METHOD
8 the opening through which one can enter or leave a structure <we came in the back way> -- see DOOR 2
9 the power, right, or opportunity to choose <have it your way> -- see CHOICE 1
10 the space or amount of space between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects <it's just a little way down the road> -- see DISTANCE