1. 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
Sentences with way as an adverb:
- I'm way too tired to do that.
- I'm a way better singer than she.
- I'm way tired
- String theory is way cool, except for the math.
- I used to live way over there.
- The farmhouse is way down the bottom of the hill.
1. (only in reply to no way) It is true.
1. how something is done or how it happens
- a lonely way of life
2. thing or person that acts to produce a particular effect or achieve an end
- the true way to success
3. a line leading to a place or point
- didn't know the way home
Similar word(s): direction
4. the condition of things generally
- that's the way it is
- I felt the same way
5. a course of conduct
- we went our separate ways
Similar word(s): path
6. 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. a journey or passage
- they are on the way
8. space for movement
- make way for
Similar word(s): room
9. the property of distance in general
- it's a long way to Moscow
- he went a long ways
10. doing as one pleases or chooses
- if I had my way
11. a general category of things; used in the expression `in the way of'
- they didn't have much in the way of clothing
12. a portion of something divided into shares
- they split the loot three ways
Sentences with way as a noun:
- Do you know the way to the airport? Come this way and I'll show you a shortcut. It's a long way from here.
- We got into the cinema through the back way.
- If you're ever 'round this way, come over and visit me.
- You're going about it the wrong way. He's known for his quirky ways. I don't like the way she looks at me.
- There's no way I'm going to clean up after you.
- My little sister always whines until she gets her way.
- In a large way, crocodiles and alligators are similar.
- Way to ruin the moment, guys.
1. (obsolete) To travel.