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Synonyms for way

by the way

get in the way of something

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give way to something: be replaced by

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  • be replaced by
  • be succeeded by
  • be supplanted by

give way to something: concede

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on the way or on your way

way of life: customs

way of life: habit

Synonyms for way

the approach used to do something

the manner in which one behaves

an extent, measured or unmeasured, of linear space

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the condition of things generally

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

a journey or passage

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the property of distance in general

doing as one pleases or chooses

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a general category of things

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a portion of something divided into shares

to a great degree or by a great distance

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"If he's found Guilty, you mean to say?" Jerry added, by way of proviso.
Jerry took the letter, and, remarking to himself with less internal deference than he made an outward show of, "You are a lean old one, too," made his bow, informed his son, in passing, of his destination, and went his way.
In several ways his opinions were totally changed, and would never go back to what they were before, but the main structure of his character was not changed, and could not be changed.
Her strong character and aggressive and commanding ways compelled Tom's admiration in spite of the fact that he got more illustrations of them than he needed for his comfort.
It is held that knowledge of the outer world is constituted by the relation to the object, while the fact that knowledge is different from what it knows is due to the fact that knowledge comes by way of contents.
This is a dreary view, and they there fore seek ways of escaping from it.
And touching this matter of outward show, they are both very lordly, and neither of them likes it to be referred to, but they endure in different ways. For David says 'Oh, bother!' and even at times hits out, but Porthos droops his tail and lets them have their say.
But for this, while I should chide him I cannot do so, for of all the ways David has of making me to love him the most poignant is that he expects it of me as a matter of course.
He was very soon aware that he had wandered into a world whose ways were not his ways and with whom he had no kinship.
>From the first he was aware of a certain difference in himself and his ways. The careless glance of a lounger on the pavement of Pall Mall filled him with a sudden anger.
When we can really feel its wild heart beating against ours its subtle life will steal into our veins and make us its own for ever, so that no matter where we go or how wide we wander in the noisy ways of cities or over the lone ways of the sea, we shall yet be drawn back to the forest to find our most enduring kinship."
"If they would but 'tak a thought and mend ' their shrew-like ways they would be dear, lovable creatures enough."
There is much to be learned from the minor novelists and poets of the past about people's ways of thinking and feeling, but not much that the masters do not give you in better quality and fuller measure; and I should say, Read the old masters and let their schools go, rather than neglect any possible master of your own time.
And he was destined, as time went by and the conviction that Captain Kellar had passed into the inevitable nothingness along with Meringe and the Solomons, to love just as absolutely this six-quart steward with the understanding ways and the fascinating lip-caress.
So with the world thy gentle ways, Thy grace, thy more than beauty, Shall be an endless theme of praise, And love - a simple duty.