a portion of something divided into shares
"they split the loot three ways"
a general category of things
used in the expression `in the way of'
"they didn't have much in the way of clothing"
doing as one pleases or chooses
"if I had my way"
the property of distance in general
"it's a long way to Moscow"
"he went a long ways"
space for movement
"room to pass"
"make way for"
"hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
- elbow room
a journey or passage
"they are on the 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"
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"
- way of life
the condition of things generally
"that's the way it is"
"I felt the same way"
a line leading to a place or point
"he looked the other direction"
"didn't know the way home"
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"
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"
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"
- right smart