[fawr-wey, fohr-]
  1. providing access or passage in four directions: a four-way entrance.
  2. applying to all four directions of traffic at an intersection: a four-way stop sign.
  3. exerting influence or benefit in four different ways: a four-way blessing.
  4. made up of four participants: a four-way discussion.

Origin of four-way

First recorded in 1815–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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adjective (usually prenominal)
  1. giving passage in four directions
  2. made up of four elements
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