Way is a space for passing or going from one place to another, or a manner of doing something.(noun)
See way in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE weg, akin to Ger < IE base *weĝh-, to go > L vehere, to carry, ride, Gr ochos, wagon
See way in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English weg; see wegh- in Indo-European roots. Usage Note: Way has long been an intensifying adverb meaning “to a great degree,” as in way over budget. This usage is both acceptable and common but has an informal ring. • Way is also used as a general intensifier, as in way cool and way depressing. This locution has expanded beyond its original range of younger speakers, but it is still regarded as slang. • In American English ways is often used as an equivalent of way in phrases such as a long ways to go. The usage is acceptable but is usually considered informal.
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