way

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way is part of the Basic English 850.
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way is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
way

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Noun[change]

Singular
way

Plural
ways

  1. (countable) A way is how someone does something.
    The committee made a good decision about which way to make the machine.
    One way to cook food is to put it in an oven; another way is with a flame.
    I do things my own way.
    That way of thinking will not solve the problem.
    Farming is a great way of life.
    A car crash was the same way my dad died.
  2. (countable) A way is a style.
    She dresses that way every day.
    I started to see things in a different way.
  3. (countable) A way is a path, a road, or a route; how you get to a certain place.
    Do you know the way to the lunch room?
    I was on my way to Paris when I got lost.
    He went out of his way to bring me the coffee.
    It's a long way from where I started.
    Could you move your car out of my way?

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Adverb[change]

Positive
way

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. very far
    I think that it's way too early to tell what the result will be.
    We missed. In fact we were way way off.