Textual thesaurus for "way"

(adv) right smart

to a great degree or by a great distance; very much (`right smart' is regional in the United States)

way over budget; way off base; the other side of the hill is right smart steeper than the side we are on

(noun) agency, means

how a result is obtained or an end is achieved

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

(noun) path, way of life

a course of conduct

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

(noun) style, manner, fashion, mode

how something is done or how it happens

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

(noun) direction

a line leading to a place or point

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

(noun) elbow room, room

space for movement

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