Synonyms for (noun) way

Synonyms: agency, means, way

Definition: how a result is obtained or an end is achieved

Usage: a means of control; an example is the best agency of instruction; the true way to success

Similar words: implementation, effectuation

Definition: the act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); carrying into effect


Synonyms: way

Definition: a journey or passage

Usage: they are on the way

Similar words: journey, journeying

Definition: the act of traveling from one place to another


Synonyms: path, way, way of life

Definition: a course of conduct

Usage: the path of virtue; we went our separate ways; our paths in life led us apart; genius usually follows a revolutionary path

Similar words: course, course of action

Definition: a mode of action

Usage: if you persist in that course you will surely fail; once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place


Synonyms: way

Definition: any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another

Usage: he said he was looking for the way out

Similar words: artefact, artifact

Definition: a man-made object taken as a whole


Synonyms: way, style, manner, fashion, mode

Definition: how something is done or how it happens

Usage: 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

Similar words: property

Definition: a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

Usage: a study of the physical properties of atomic particles


Synonyms: way

Definition: the property of distance in general

Usage: it's a long way to Moscow; he went a long ways

Similar words: distance

Definition: the property created by the space between two objects or points


Synonyms: way

Definition: doing as one pleases or chooses

Usage: if I had my way

Similar words: selection, choice, pick

Definition: the person or thing chosen or selected

Usage: he was my pick for mayor


Synonyms: way

Definition: a general category of things; used in the expression `in the way of'

Usage: they didn't have much in the way of clothing

Similar words: category

Definition: a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme


Synonyms: direction, way

Definition: a line leading to a place or point

Usage: he looked the other direction; didn't know the way home

Similar words: itinerary, path, route

Definition: an established line of travel or access


Synonyms: way

Definition: a portion of something divided into shares

Usage: they split the loot three ways

Similar words: share, percentage, part, portion

Definition: assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group

Usage: he wanted his share in cash


Synonyms: elbow room, room, way

Definition: space for movement

Usage: room to pass; make way for; hardly enough elbow room to turn around

Similar words: position, spatial relation

Definition: the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated

Usage: the position of the hands on the clock; he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage


Synonyms: way

Definition: the condition of things generally

Usage: that's the way it is; I felt the same way

Similar words: condition, status

Definition: a state at a particular time

Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations