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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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