English to Binisaya - Cebuano Dictionary and Thesaurus.

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dalan [dá.lan.] : course (n.); path (n.); road (n.); street (n.); track (n.); trail (n.); way (n.)
Synonyms: kalsada; kalye; karsada
Related words: eskinita

Derivatives of dalan
Notes:
Subaya lang ning dalandalan pidpid sa estero.
Just follow this footpath at the edge of the creek.



Glosses:
course
n. (act)1. class, course, course of instruction, course of studyeducation imparted in a series of lessons or meetings.; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
~ didactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teachingthe activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill.; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
~ courseworkwork assigned to and done by a student during a course of study; usually it is evaluated as part of the student's grade in the course.
~ adult educationa course (via lectures or correspondence) for adults who are not otherwise engaged in formal study.
~ art classa class in which you learn to draw or paint.
~ childbirth-preparation classa course that teaches pregnant women to use breathing and concentration and exercise techniques to use during labor.
~ lessona unit of instruction.; "he took driving lessons"
~ correspondence coursea course offered (by mail) by a correspondence school.
~ course of lecturesa series of lectures dealing with a subject.
~ directed studya course of study that is supervised and controlled by a specialist in the subject.; "he registered for directed study"; "he got credit for directed study"; "he did directed study"
~ elective, elective coursea course that the student can select from among alternatives.
~ extension coursea course offered as part of an extension service.
~ home studya course of study carried out at home rather than in a classroom.
~ industrial artsa course in the methods of using tools and machinery as taught in secondary schools and technical schools.
~ orientation course, orientationa course introducing a new situation or environment.
~ propaedeutic, propaedeuticsa course that provides an introduction to an art or science (or to more advanced study generally).
~ refresher course, refreshera course that reviews and updates a topic for those who have not kept abreast of developments.
~ required coursea course that all students are required to take.
~ seminara course offered for a small group of advanced students.
~ shop class, shopa course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity).; "I built a birdhouse in shop"
~ workshopa brief intensive course for a small group; emphasizes problem solving.
~ lecturing, lectureteaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class).
~ class period, course session, recitationa regularly scheduled session as part of a course of study.
n. (group)2. course, linea connected series of events or actions or developments.; "the government took a firm course"; "historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"
~ seriessimilar things placed in order or happening one after another.; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies"
~ stream, current, flowdominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas.; "two streams of development run through American history"; "stream of consciousness"; "the flow of thought"; "the current of history"
n. (location)3. course, trendgeneral line of orientation.; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast"
~ direction, waya line leading to a place or point.; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home"
n. (act)4. course, course of actiona mode of action.; "if you persist in that course you will surely fail"; "once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place"
~ actionsomething done (usually as opposed to something said).; "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
~ blind alley(figurative) a course of action that is unproductive and offers no hope of improvement.; "all the clues led the police into blind alleys"; "so far every road that we've been down has turned out to be a blind alley"
~ collision coursea course of action (following a given idea) that will lead to conflict if it continues unabated.
~ path, way of life, waya 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"
n. (object)5. course, path, tracka line or route along which something travels or moves.; "the hurricane demolished houses in its path"; "the track of an animal"; "the course of the river"
~ linea spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent.
~ collision coursea course of a moving object that will lead to a collision if it continues unchanged.
~ inside trackthe inner side of a curved racecourse.
~ roundthe course along which communications spread.; "the story is going the rounds in Washington"
~ stepsthe course along which a person has walked or is walking in.; "I followed in his steps"; "he retraced his steps"; "his steps turned toward home"
~ swath, belta path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing).
~ traila track or mark left by something that has passed.; "there as a trail of blood"; "a tear left its trail on her cheek"
n. (group)6. class, course, form, gradea body of students who are taught together.; "early morning classes are always sleepy"
~ assemblage, gatheringa group of persons together in one place.
~ master classa class (especially in music) given to talented students by an expert.
~ discussion section, sectiona small class of students who are part of a larger course but are taught separately.; "a graduate student taught sections for the professor's lecture course"
n. (food)7. coursepart of a meal served at one time.; "she prepared a three course meal"
~ aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, nutrition, victualsa source of materials to nourish the body.
~ meal, repastthe food served and eaten at one time.
~ entree, main coursethe principal dish of a meal.
~ appetiser, appetizer, starterfood or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course).
~ afters, dessert, sweeta dish served as the last course of a meal.
n. (artifact)8. course, row(construction) a layer of masonry.; "a course of bricks"
~ damp-proof course, damp coursea course of some impermeable material laid in the foundation walls of building near the ground to prevent dampness from rising into the building.
~ layer, bedsingle thickness of usually some homogeneous substance.; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"
~ row of bricksa course of bricks place next to each other (usually in a straight line).
~ wallan architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure.; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
n. (artifact)9. coursefacility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport.; "the course had only nine holes"; "the course was less than a mile"
~ facility, installationa building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry.; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
~ golf course, links coursecourse consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf.
~ racecourse, racetrack, raceway, tracka course over which races are run.
v. (motion)10. coursemove swiftly through or over.; "ships coursing the Atlantic"
~ cross, cut across, cut through, get over, traverse, get across, pass over, track, covertravel across or pass over.; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
v. (motion)11. course, feed, flow, runmove along, of liquids.; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
~ flushflow freely.; "The garbage flushed down the river"
~ jet, gushissue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth.; "Water jetted forth"; "flames were jetting out of the building"
~ movemove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion.; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
~ tide, surgerise or move forward.; "surging waves"
~ circulatemove through a space, circuit or system, returning to the starting point.; "Blood circulates in my veins"; "The air here does not circulate"
~ eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirlflow in a circular current, of liquids.
~ waste, run offrun off as waste.; "The water wastes back into the ocean"
~ run downmove downward.; "The water ran down"
~ pourflow in a spurt.; "Water poured all over the floor"
~ spill, run outflow, run or fall out and become lost.; "The milk spilled across the floor"; "The wine spilled onto the table"
~ well out, streamflow freely and abundantly.; "Tears streamed down her face"
~ dribble, trickle, filterrun or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream.; "water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose"; "reports began to dribble in"
~ drain, run outflow off gradually.; "The rain water drains into this big vat"
~ ooze, seeppass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings.
~ gutterflow in small streams.; "Tears guttered down her face"
v. (competition)12. coursehunt with hounds.; "He often courses hares"
~ gamea contest with rules to determine a winner.; "you need four people to play this game"
~ hunt, hunt down, track down, runpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals).; "Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"; "The dogs are running deer"; "The Duke hunted in these woods"
adv. 13. course, naturally, of courseas might be expected.; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"
path
n. (act)1. path, way, way of lifea 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"
~ course of action, coursea mode of action.; "if you persist in that course you will surely fail"; "once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place"
~ ambages(archaic) roundabout or mysterious ways of action.
~ primrose patha life of ease and pleasure.
~ straight and narrow, strait and narrowthe way of proper and honest behavior.; "he taught his children to keep strictly to the straight and narrow"
~ sunna, sunnah, hadith(Islam) the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of Muhammad and interpretations of the Koran.
~ warpatha course leading to warfare or battle.
n. (artifact)2. patha way especially designed for a particular use.
~ bridle path, bridle roada path suitable for riding or leading horses (but not for cars).
~ crosswalk, crossover, crossinga path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other.
~ lanea well-defined track or path; for e.g. swimmers or lines of traffic.
~ footpath, pathwaya trodden path.
~ towing path, towpatha path along a canal or river used by animals towing boats.
~ paseo, walkway, walka path set aside for walking.; "after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"
~ wayany artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another.; "he said he was looking for the way out"
n. (location)3. itinerary, path, routean established line of travel or access.
~ feeder linea branching path off of a main transportation line (especially an airline).
~ main linethe principal route of a transportation system.
~ data track, track(computer science) one of the circular magnetic paths on a magnetic disk that serve as a guide for writing and reading data.
~ air lane, skyway, airway, flight patha designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another.
~ approach pattern, traffic pattern, patternthe path that is prescribed for an airplane that is preparing to land at an airport.; "the traffic patterns around O'Hare are very crowded"; "they stayed in the pattern until the fog lifted"
~ flight paththe path of a rocket or projectile or aircraft through the air.
~ beat, rounda regular route for a sentry or policeman.; "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"
~ bus routethe route regularly followed by a passenger bus.
~ linea spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent.
~ line of flightthe path along which a freely moving object travels through the air.
~ line of marchthe route along which a column advances.
~ celestial orbit, orbitthe (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another.; "he plotted the orbit of the moon"
~ electron orbit, orbitthe path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom.
~ paper round, paper routethe route taken when delivering newspapers every day.
~ beelinethe most direct route.; "he made a beeline for the bathroom"
~ circuitan established itinerary of venues or events that a particular group of people travel to.; "she's a familiar name on the club circuit"; "on the lecture circuit"; "the judge makes a circuit of the courts in his district"; "the international tennis circuit"
~ crosscuta diagonal path.
~ supply line, supply routea route over which supplies can be delivered.
~ line of firethe path of a missile discharged from a firearm.
~ flyway, migration routethe geographic route along which birds customarily migrate.
~ fairwaythe usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or coastal waters.
~ direction, waya line leading to a place or point.; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home"
~ trade routea route followed by traders (usually in caravans).
~ northwest passagea water route between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean along the northern coast of North America; Europeans since the 16th century had searched for a short route to the Far East before it was successfully traversed by Roald Amundsen (1903-1906).
road
n. (artifact)1. road, routean open way (generally public) for travel or transportation.
~ access road, slip roada short road giving access to an expressway.; "in Britain they call an access road a slip road"
~ bend, curvecurved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.).
~ bypath, byroad, bywaya side road little traveled (as in the countryside).
~ causewaya road that is raised above water or marshland or sand.
~ clearwaya road on which you are not allowed to stop (unless you have a breakdown).
~ corduroya road made of logs laid crosswise.
~ crest, crownthe center of a cambered road.
~ detour, roundabout waya roundabout road (especially one that is used temporarily while a main route is blocked).
~ parkway, drivea wide scenic road planted with trees.; "the riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views"
~ driveway, private road, drivea road leading up to a private house.; "they parked in the driveway"
~ highway, main roada major road for any form of motor transport.
~ carrefour, crossroad, crossway, intersection, crossinga junction where one street or road crosses another.
~ rail line, railway line, linethe road consisting of railroad track and roadbed.
~ pavement, pavingthe paved surface of a thoroughfare.
~ post roada road over which mail is carried.
~ roadbeda bed supporting a road.
~ roadwaya road (especially that part of a road) over which vehicles travel.
~ shortcut, crosscut, cutoffa route shorter than the usual one.
~ berm, shouldera narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road.; "the car pulled off onto the shoulder"
~ side roada minor road branching off of a main road.
~ skid roada road made of logs on which freshly cut timber can be hauled.
~ speedwayroad where high speed driving is allowed.
~ thoroughfarea public road from one place to another.
~ cart track, cartroad, trackany road or path affording passage especially a rough one.
~ rotary, roundabout, traffic circle, circlea road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island.; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"
~ turnaroundan area sufficiently large for a vehicle to turn around.
~ turnoffa side road where you can turn off.; "I missed the turnoff and went 15 miles out of my way"
~ turnout, wideninga part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park.
~ wayany artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another.; "he said he was looking for the way out"
n. (act)2. roada way or means to achieve something.; "the road to fame"
~ means, way, agencyhow 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"
~ royal roadan auspicious way or means to achieve something.; "the royal road to success"
street
n. (artifact)1. streeta thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings.; "they walked the streets of the small town"; "he lives on Nassau Street"
~ alley, alleyway, back streeta narrow street with walls on both sides.
~ boulevard, avenuea wide street or thoroughfare.
~ cross streeta street intersecting a main street (usually at right angles) and continuing on both sides of it.
~ local road, local streeta street that is primarily used to gain access to the property bordering it.
~ high street, main streetstreet that serves as a principal thoroughfare for traffic in a town.
~ mewsstreet lined with buildings that were originally private stables but have been remodeled as dwellings.; "she lives in a Chelsea mews"
~ pavement, pavingthe paved surface of a thoroughfare.
~ rue(French) a street or road in France.
~ side streeta street intersecting a main street and terminating there.
~ thoroughfarea public road from one place to another.
~ fleet streeta street in central London where newspaper offices are situated.
~ harley streeta street in central London where the consulting rooms of many physicians and surgeons are located.
~ lombard streeta street in central London containing many of the major London banks.
~ whitehalla wide street in London stretching from Trafalgar Square to the Houses of Parliament; site of many government offices.
~ stranda street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels.
~ downing streeta street of Westminster in London.; "the Prime Minister lives at No. 10 Downing Street"
~ pall malla fashionable street in London noted for its many private clubs.
~ quai d'orsaythe street in Paris along the south bank of the Seine known for its governmental ministries.
~ champs elyseesa major avenue in Paris famous for elegant shops and cafes.
~ bowerya street in Manhattan noted for cheap hotels frequented by homeless derelicts.
~ broadway, great white waya street in Manhattan that passes through Times Square; famous for its theaters.
~ park ave., park avenuea fashionable residential street in New York City.
~ wall st., wall streeta street in lower Manhattan where the New York Stock Exchange is located; symbol of American finance.
n. (artifact)2. streetthe part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel.; "be careful crossing the street"
~ one-way streeta street on which vehicular traffic is allowed to move in only one direction.
~ thoroughfarea public road from one place to another.
~ two-way streeta street on which vehicular traffic can move in either of two directions.; "you have to look both ways crossing a two-way street"
n. (state)3. streetthe streets of a city viewed as a depressed environment in which there is poverty and crime and prostitution and dereliction.; "she tried to keep her children off the street"
~ concrete junglean area in a city with large modern buildings that is perceived as dangerous and unpleasant.
~ environmentthe totality of surrounding conditions.; "he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room"
n. (state)4. streeta situation offering opportunities.; "he worked both sides of the street"; "cooperation is a two-way street"
~ colloquialisma colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech.
~ chance, opportunitya possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances.; "the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"; "now is your chance"
n. (group)5. streetpeople living or working on the same street.; "the whole street protested the absence of street lights"
~ neighborhood, neighbourhoodpeople living near one another.; "it is a friendly neighborhood"; "my neighborhood voted for Bush"
track
n. (cognition)1. lead, track, trailevidence pointing to a possible solution.; "the police are following a promising lead"; "the trail led straight to the perpetrator"
~ evidence, groundsyour basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief.; "the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"
n. (artifact)2. tracka pair of parallel rails providing a runway for wheels.
~ artefact, artifacta man-made object taken as a whole.
~ railroad track, railroad, railwaya line of track providing a runway for wheels.; "he walked along the railroad track"
~ streetcar track, tramline, tramwaythe track on which trams or streetcars run.
n. (artifact)3. racecourse, racetrack, raceway, tracka course over which races are run.
~ cinder tracka racetrack paved with fine cinders.
~ coursefacility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport.; "the course had only nine holes"; "the course was less than a mile"
~ dirt tracka racetrack that is not paved.
~ racing circuit, circuita racetrack for automobile races.
~ speedwaya racetrack for racing automobiles or motorcycles.
~ stretcha straightaway section of a racetrack.
~ velodromea banked oval track for bicycle or motorcycle racing.
~ inside trackthe inner side of a curved racecourse.
n. (communication)4. cut, tracka distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc.; "he played the first cut on the cd"; "the title track of the album"
~ excerpt, excerption, extract, selectiona passage selected from a larger work.; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
n. (artifact)5. caterpillar track, caterpillar tread, trackan endless metal belt on which tracked vehicles move over the ground.
~ beltendless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys.
~ half tracka track that goes around only rear wheels.
~ tracked vehiclea self-propelled vehicle that moves on tracks.
n. (artifact)6. data track, track(computer science) one of the circular magnetic paths on a magnetic disk that serve as a guide for writing and reading data.
~ computer science, computingthe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures.
~ itinerary, route, pathan established line of travel or access.
n. (artifact)7. tracka groove on a phonograph recording.
~ groove, channela long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record).
n. (artifact)8. rail, rails, runway, tracka bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll.
~ bara rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon.; "there were bars in the windows to prevent escape"
~ railroad track, railroad, railwaya line of track providing a runway for wheels.; "he walked along the railroad track"
~ third raila rail through which electric current is supplied to an electric locomotive.
~ streetcar track, tramline, tramwaythe track on which trams or streetcars run.
n. (artifact)9. cart track, cartroad, trackany road or path affording passage especially a rough one.
~ portageoverland track between navigable waterways.
~ road, routean open way (generally public) for travel or transportation.
~ traila path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country.
n. (act)10. running, trackthe act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track.
~ track and fieldparticipating in athletic sports performed on a running track or on the field associated with it.
~ track meeta track and field competition between two or more teams.
v. (motion)11. trackcarry on the feet and deposit.; "track mud into the house"
~ bring in, introducebring in a new person or object into a familiar environment.; "He brought in a new judge"; "The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor"
v. (perception)12. trackobserve or plot the moving path of something.; "track a missile"
~ observewatch attentively.; "Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals"
v. (motion)13. chase, chase after, dog, give chase, go after, tag, tail, track, trailgo after with the intent to catch.; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
~ treechase an animal up a tree.; "the hunters treed the bear with dogs and killed it"; "her dog likes to tree squirrels"
~ pursue, followfollow in or as if in pursuit.; "The police car pursued the suspected attacker"; "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life"
~ questsearch the trail of (game).; "The dog went off and quested"
~ hound, hunt, tracepursue or chase relentlessly.; "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him"
~ run downpursue until captured.; "They ran down the fugitive"
v. (motion)14. cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, track, traversetravel across or pass over.; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
~ trampcross on foot.; "We had to tramp the creeks"
~ stridecover or traverse by taking long steps.; "She strode several miles towards the woods"
~ walktraverse or cover by walking.; "Walk the tightrope"; "Paul walked the streets of Damascus"; "She walks 3 miles every day"
~ crisscrosscross in a pattern, often random.
~ fordcross a river where it's shallow.
~ bridgecross over on a bridge.
~ jaywalkcross the road at a red light.
~ drive, takeproceed along in a vehicle.; "We drive the turnpike to work"
~ go across, pass, go throughgo across or through.; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind"
~ coursemove swiftly through or over.; "ships coursing the Atlantic"
~ hoptraverse as if by a short airplane trip.; "Hop the Pacific Ocean"
v. (creation)15. trackmake tracks upon.
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
trail
n. (object)1. traila track or mark left by something that has passed.; "there as a trail of blood"; "a tear left its trail on her cheek"
~ track, path, coursea line or route along which something travels or moves.; "the hurricane demolished houses in its path"; "the track of an animal"; "the course of the river"
~ slotthe trail of an animal (especially a deer).; "he followed the deer's slot over the soft turf to the edge of the trees"
~ spoorthe trail left by a person or an animal; what the hunter follows in pursuing game.; "the hounds followed the fox's spoor"
n. (artifact)2. traila path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country.
~ cattle traila trail over which cattle were driven to market.
~ deer traila trail worn by the passage of deer.
~ horse-traila trail for horses.
~ iditarod traila trail that extends 1,100 miles from Anchorage over the Alaska Range to Nome.
~ indian traila trail through the wilderness worn by Amerindians.
~ mountain traila trail through mountainous country.
~ santa fe traila trail that extends from Missouri to New Mexico; an important route for settlers moving west in the 19th century.
~ ski run, ski trailtrail or slope prepared for skiing.
~ cart track, cartroad, trackany road or path affording passage especially a rough one.
v. (motion)3. drag, drop back, drop behind, get behind, hang back, trailto lag or linger behind.; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"
~ lag, fall back, fall behind, dawdlehang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc..
v. (motion)4. shack, trailmove, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly.; "John trailed behind his class mates"; "The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart"
~ go, locomote, move, travelchange location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically.; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
v. (contact)5. trailhang down so as to drag along the ground.; "The bride's veiled trailed along the ground"
~ trail, traindrag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground.; "The toddler was trailing his pants"; "She trained her long scarf behind her"
v. (contact)6. trail, traindrag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground.; "The toddler was trailing his pants"; "She trained her long scarf behind her"
~ dragpull, as against a resistance.; "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"
~ trailhang down so as to drag along the ground.; "The bride's veiled trailed along the ground"
way
n. (attribute)1. fashion, manner, mode, style, wayhow 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"
~ propertya basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class.; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
~ artistic style, idiomthe style of a particular artist or school or movement.; "an imaginative orchestral idiom"
~ drapethe manner in which fabric hangs or falls.; "she adjusted the drape of her skirt"
~ fitthe manner in which something fits.; "I admired the fit of her coat"
~ forma particular mode in which something is manifested.; "his resentment took the form of extreme hostility"
~ life-style, life style, lifestyle, modus vivendia manner of living that reflects the person's values and attitudes.
~ setupthe way something is organized or arranged.; "it takes time to learn the setup around here"
~ signature, toucha distinguishing style.; "this room needs a woman's touch"
~ wisea way of doing or being.; "in no wise"; "in this wise"
~ responsethe manner in which an electrical or mechanical device responds to an input signal or a range of input signals.
n. (act)2. agency, means, wayhow 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"
~ effectuation, implementationthe act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); carrying into effect.
~ dintinterchangeable with `means' in the expression `by means of'.
~ escapea means or way of escaping.; "hard work was his escape from worry"; "they installed a second hatch as an escape"; "their escape route"
~ fast tracka rapid means of achieving a goal.; "they saw independence as the fast track to democracy"; "he took a fast track to the top of the corporate ladder"; "the company went off the fast track when the stock market dropped"
~ instrument, toolthe means whereby some act is accomplished.; "my greed was the instrument of my destruction"; "science has given us new tools to fight disease"
~ roada way or means to achieve something.; "the road to fame"
~ stepping stoneany means of advancement.; "the job was just a stepping stone on his way to fame and riches"
~ expedienta means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one.
~ desperate measuredesperate actions taken as a means to an end.; "he had to resort to desperate measures"
~ open sesameany very successful means of achieving a result.
~ salvationa means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness.; "tourism was their economic salvation"; "they turned to individualism as their salvation"
~ tootha means of enforcement.; "the treaty had no teeth in it"
~ voicea means or agency by which something is expressed or communicated.; "the voice of the law"; "the Times is not the voice of New York"; "conservatism has many voices"
~ wingsa means of flight or ascent.; "necessity lends wings to inspiration"
n. (location)3. direction, waya line leading to a place or point.; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home"
~ itinerary, route, pathan established line of travel or access.
~ bearing, heading, aimthe direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies.
~ trend, coursegeneral line of orientation.; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast"
~ east-west directionin a direction parallel with lines of latitude.
~ north-south directionin a direction parallel with lines of longitude.
~ qiblathe direction of the Kaaba toward which Muslims turn for their daily prayers.
~ trend, tendencya general direction in which something tends to move.; "the shoreward tendency of the current"; "the trend of the stock market"
n. (state)4. waythe condition of things generally.; "that's the way it is"; "I felt the same way"
~ condition, statusa state at a particular time.; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
n. (artifact)5. wayany artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another.; "he said he was looking for the way out"
~ artefact, artifacta man-made object taken as a whole.
~ access, approacha way of entering or leaving.; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
~ lanea narrow way or road.
~ passagea way through or along which someone or something may pass.
~ patha way especially designed for a particular use.
~ road, routean open way (generally public) for travel or transportation.
~ staircase, stairwaya way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps.
~ transportation, transportation system, transita facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods.
~ waterway, watercoursea conduit through which water flows.
~ roadside, waysideedge of a way or road or path.; "flowers along the wayside"
n. (act)6. waya journey or passage.; "they are on the way"
~ journey, journeyingthe act of traveling from one place to another.
n. (quantity)7. elbow room, room, wayspace for movement.; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
~ seating, seating area, seating room, seatsan area that includes places where several people can sit.; "there is seating for 40 students in this classroom"
~ standing roomroom for passengers or spectators to stand.; "there was standing room for thousands more people"
~ spatial relation, positionthe spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated.; "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"
~ breathing room, breathing spacesufficient room for easy breathing or movement.; "moved to the country to find breathing room"
~ headroom, headway, clearancevertical space available to allow easy passage under something.
~ houseroomspace for accommodation in a house.; "I wouldn't give that table houseroom"
~ lebensraum, living spacespace sought for occupation by a nation whose population is expanding.
~ parkingspace in which vehicles can be parked.; "there is plenty of parking behind the store"
~ sea roomspace for maneuver at sea.
n. (attribute)8. waythe property of distance in general.; "it's a long way to Moscow"; "he went a long ways"
~ distancethe property created by the space between two objects or points.
~ colloquialisma colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech.
n. (cognition)9. waydoing as one pleases or chooses.; "if I had my way"
~ choice, pick, selectionthe person or thing chosen or selected.; "he was my pick for mayor"
n. (cognition)10. waya general category of things; used in the expression `in the way of'.; "they didn't have much in the way of clothing"
~ categorya general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme.
n. (possession)11. waya portion of something divided into shares.; "they split the loot three ways"
~ share, percentage, portion, partassets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group.; "he wanted his share in cash"
adv. 12. right smart, wayto 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"
~ colloquialisma colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech.