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[ wey ]
/ weɪ /
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noun
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Idioms about way

Origin of way

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First recorded before 900; Middle English wei, weie, wei(gh)e “road, thoroughfare, highway,” Old English weg; cognate with Old Frisian wei, wī, Dutch weg, German Weg, Old Norse vegr, Gothic wigs; akin to Latin vehere “to carry,” Greek ókhos (from wókhos ) “cart, vehicle”

synonym study for way

3. See method.

OTHER WORDS FROM way

wayless, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH way

way , weigh

Other definitions for way (2 of 2)

way2
[ wey ]
/ weɪ /

adverb
Also 'way . away; from this or that place: Go way.
to a great degree or at quite a distance; far: way too heavy; way down the road.

Origin of way

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First recorded in 1200–50; Middle English wei, wai, shortened variant of away
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British Dictionary definitions for way

way
/ (weɪ) /

noun
adverb

Word Origin for way

Old English weg; related to Old Frisian wei, Old Norse vegr, Gothic wigs
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