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Engelsk navneord: way

1. way (om egenskab) how something is done or how it happens

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHer 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fashion, manner, mode, style

Mindre specifikke termerproperty

Mere specifikke termerartistic style, drape, fit, form, idiom, life style, life-style, lifestyle, modus vivendi, response, setup, signature, touch, wise

2. way (om handling) how a result is obtained or an end is achieved

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA means of control.
An example is the best agency of instruction.
The true way to success.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)agency, means

Mindre specifikke termereffectuation, implementation

Mere specifikke termerdesperate measure, dint, escape, expedient, fast track, instrument, open sesame, road, salvation, stepping stone, tool, tooth, voice, wings

3. way (om sted) a line leading to a place or point

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe looked the other direction.
Didn't know the way home.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)direction

Mindre specifikke termeritinerary, path, route

Mere specifikke termeraim, bearing, course, east-west direction, heading, north-south direction, qibla, tendency, trend, trend

4. way (om tilstand) the condition of things generally

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThat's the way it is.
I felt the same way.

Mindre specifikke termercondition, status

5. way (om handling) a course of conduct

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe path of virtue.
We went our separate ways.
Our paths in life led us apart.
Genius usually follows a revolutionary path.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)path, way of life

Mindre specifikke termercourse, course of action

Mere specifikke termerambages, hadith, primrose path, straight and narrow, strait and narrow, Sunna, Sunnah, warpath

6. way (om genstand) any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe said he was looking for the way out.

Mindre specifikke termerartefact, artifact

Mere specifikke termeraccess, approach, lane, passage, path, road, route, staircase, stairway, watercourse, waterway

Omfatter disse specifikke termerroadside, wayside

Omfatter disse overordnede termertransit, transportation, transportation system

7. way (om handling) a journey or passage

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey are on the way.

Mindre specifikke termerjourney, journeying

8. way (om mængde el. mål) space for movement

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRoom to pass.
Make way for.
Hardly enough elbow room to turn around.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)elbow room, room

Mindre specifikke termerposition, spatial relation

Mere specifikke termerbreathing room, breathing space, clearance, headroom, headway, houseroom, lebensraum, living space, parking, sea room, seating, seating area, seating room, seats, standing room

9. way (om egenskab) the property of distance in general

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt's a long way to Moscow.
He went a long ways.

Mindre specifikke termerdistance

Overordnet anvendelsecolloquialism

10. way (om erkendelse) doing as one pleases or chooses

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIf I had my way.

Mindre specifikke termerchoice, pick, selection

11. way (om erkendelse) a general category of things; used in the expression `in the way of'

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey didn't have much in the way of clothing.

Mindre specifikke termercategory

12. way (om forhold) a portion of something divided into shares

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey split the loot three ways.

Mindre specifikke termerpart, percentage, portion, share

Engelsk biord: way

1. way to a great degree or by a great distance; very much (`right smart' is regional in the United States)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWay over budget.
Way off base.
The other side of the hill is right smart steeper than the side we are on.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)right smart

Overordnet anvendelsecolloquialism

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