Ways meaning

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Plural form of way.
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(plural only) The timbers of shipyard stocks that slope into the water and along which a ship or large boat is launched.
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(plural only) The longitudinal guiding surfaces on the bed of a planer, lathe, etc. along which a table or carriage moves.
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(informal) A distance.
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Towards, in the direction towards.
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In a specified way, manner, direction, or position.

Sideways.

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In a (specified) direction, position, or manner.

Sideways.

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See WAIS and Waze.
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Origin of ways

  • ME < way (see way) + adv. gen. -s

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from weies, wais in such a way from Old English weges weg way way -es gen. sing. suff. –s3

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition