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Definizione monolingua e traduzione way

Inglese grammatica



way (third-person singular simple present ways, present participle waying, simple past and past participle wayed)

  1. (obsolete) To travel.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, IV.ii:
      on a time as they together wayd, / He made him open chalenge [...].

way (plural ways)

  1. A path.
  2. An unspecified distance.
    1912 Jack Judge and Henry ""Harry"" James Williams, a marching and music hall song, It`s a Long Way to Tipperary, popularized esp. by British troops in World War One:
    • Its a long way to Tipperary, / its a long way to go.
  3. A method of doing something.
    Youre going about it the wrong way.
    He learned to stitch the right way.
    Do you know the way to get to the airport?.
  4. The means to navigate a path.
  5. The direction or place in which something is.
    Do you know the way to get to the airport?.
    Come this way and Ill show you a shortcut.
  6. A roughly-defined geographical area
    If youre ever round way way, come over and visit me.
  7. A means to enter or exit into a place
    We got in the cinema through the back way.
  8. Possibility (usually in the phrases any way and no way).
    Theres no way Im going to clean up after you.
  9. (paganism) A tradition within the modern pagan faith of Heathenry, dedication to a specific deity or craft, Way of wyrd, Way of runes, Way of Thor etc.
  10. (nautical) Speed
    • 1977, Richard OKane, Clear the Bridge: The War Patrols of the U.S.S. Tang, Ballantine Books (2003), page 343:
      Ten minutes into the run Tang slowed, Welch calling out her speed as she lost way.
  11. mannerism, or manner of doing something
    Hes known for his quirky ways.
    I dont like the way she looks at me.
  12. A degree, an amount
    In a large way, crocodiles and alligators are similar.

way (not comparable)

  1. (informal, with comparative or modified adjective) Much.
    Im way too tired to do that.
    Im a way better singer than she.
    • 2006, Keyboard, Volume 32, Issues 1-6, page 132,
      It turns out thats way more gain than you need for a keyboard, but you dont have to use all of it to benefit from the sonic characteristics.
  2. (slang, with positive adjective) very.
    Im way tired
    String theory is way cool, except for the math.
    • 2005, Erika V. Shearin Karres, Crushes, Flirts, & Friends: A Real Girls Guide to Boy Smarts, page 16,
      With all the way cool boys out there, what if you dont recognize them because you dont know what to look for? Or, what if you have a chance to pick a perfect Prince and you end up with a yucky Frog instead?
  3. (informal) far
    I used to live way over there.
    The farmhouse is way down the bottom of the hill.
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