The international consultant should make way for the imperial locavore.
They claimed they had to kill the four lions this week to make way for…one lion.
A popular beach bar was bulldozed to make way for a dolphin swim attraction.
make way not for ducklings but for relentless darkness: so the operative mantra goes.
As for their drays—as consecutive a species of vehicles as a body can be stopped by—every one knows they make way for themselves.
He gently drew his sister aside, to make way for Margaret to pass.
It is with no affected regret that I am now parting with these companions to make way for a group of younger comrades.
To make way for these fleeces the ploughmen had been dispossessed.
To make way with him she invited him to go with her for gulls' eggs.
This noise was intended to warn all to make way for his Highness' errand-bearers.
Old English weg "road, path, course of travel," from Proto-Germanic *wegaz (cf. Old Saxon, Dutch weg, Old Norse vegr, Old Frisian wei, Old High German weg, German Weg, Gothic wigs "way"), from PIE *wegh- "to move" (see weigh). Most of the extended senses developed in Middle English. Adverbial meaning "very, extremely" is by 1986, perhaps from phrase all the way. Ways and means "resources at a person's disposal" is attested from early 15c. Way-out (adj.) "original, bold," is jazz slang, first recorded 1940s. Encouragement phrase way to go is short for that's the way to go.
Very; extremely; absolutely; to the max: one of the way coolest in the US (1980s+)
Yes; on the contrary •Used as a response to the negative ''No way!'' (1990s+)
beat one's way, the french way, go out of one's way, go the limit, the greek way, the hard way, in a big way, know one's way around, not a one-way street, no way, rub someone the wrong way, there's no way
[May have developed from all the way, attested along with way, both meaning ''very'' in prison slang of the 1980s]