Make-way definition

(nautical, of a vessel) To progress through the water .
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To make progress.

He was starting to make his way in the world.

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(idiomatic, intransitive) To give place or step aside.
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(nautical) An instruction to get out of the way of someone else, usually because they are carrying something and need a clear pathway. Compare with gangway.
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Origin of make-way

  • Originally nautical

    From Wiktionary