She has a way with horses.
I did it my way.
There's no way to carry a refrigerator up these stairs!
The way to succeed in business is to study linguistics.
The way I learned to swim was through trial and error.
Mary picked up her French ways living in Paris for five years.
You can prove the theorem either way, but this one requires fewer steps.
He had a quiet way about him.
It's not their way to complain openly to the boss.
There are no two ways about it. (only one manner or method)
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 10
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: Placeholder Sense
Commentary: WAY[+event][+state][+condition][+general][+situation] The general state of something.
That's just the way things are.
I felt the same way.
It must be a lonely way of life.
She wants to have it both ways, and that's not fair.
Being in a family way is a euphemism for being pregnant.
If I had my way, we'd leave the papers behind.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4
NOTE: refers to an abstract journey, a course of action that is followed
The way out of this crisis is to reduce the debt and strengthen the currency.
We must all find our own ways in life.
The way back from drug addiction was a long and arduous process for him.
The old styles must give way for the new.
This piece of legislation has cleared the way for a more comprehensive set of policies.
This company has led the way in terms of innovative consumer electronics.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary:WAY[+location][+orientation][+direction] A direction or orientation
Look both ways before you cross the street.
The wind scattered the leaves every which way.
He turned onto a one-way street.
The boy said the thief ran that way.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3
Commentary:WAY[+location][+physical][+path] The actual pathway connecting one place to another.
NOTE: can be man-made or a natural route
The river was the only way to get to the tiny settlement in the jungle.
Make way for the king!
She led the way to our seats in the balcony.
John has discovered a new way to get from his house to work. (a different route)
I met him on the way to Toledo.
The way to school took three hours in each direction.
We flew to Los Angeles by way of Denver.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary:WAY[+quantity][+measure][+distance] A measure of physical distance, but can be used metaphorically also
It's a long way to Moscow.
It's only a short way to the market.
We came a long way before we saw any sign of civilization.
You've come a long way, baby! (metaphoric usage - implies moving a social distance)
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 9
Commentary:WAY[+relation][+relevance][+to_something] Expression meaning "with regard to", "concerning"
We didn't have much in the way of clothing.
Do you have anything by way of a screwdriver?
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 11
Commentary:WAY[+quantity][+portion][+of_whole] Refers to the number of "ways" that something is divided
NOTE: occurs in the plural only
We split the loot three ways.
I can split each cookie two ways, s
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 12