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All The Way

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Adverb

1. all the way, the whole way

to the goal

Example Sentences:
'she climbed the mountain all the way'

2. all the way, clear

completely

Example Sentences:
'read the book clear to the end'
'slept clear through the night'
'there were open fields clear to the horizon'

3. all the way

not stopping short of sexual intercourse

Example Sentences:
'she went all the way with him'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


All The Way

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n.
1.
a. A road, path, or highway affording passage from one place to another.
b. An opening affording passage: This door is the only way into the attic.
2.
a. Space to proceed: cleared the way for the parade.
b. Opportunity to advance: opened the way to peace.
3.
a. A course that is or may be used in going from one place to another: tried to find the shortest way home.
b. Progress or travel along a certain route or in a specific direction: on her way north.
c. often ways (Used with a sing. verb) Informal Distance: The travelers have come a long way. That village is a good ways off.
4.
a. A course of conduct or action: tried to take the easy way out of the mess he was in.
b. A manner or method of doing something: several ways of solving this problem; had no way to reach her. See Synonyms at method.
c. Used with a personal pronoun as the object of various verbs to indicate progress toward an objective: elbowed his way through the crowd; talked my way into the club; worked his way into a better job.
d. A usual or habitual manner or mode of being, living, or acting: the American way of life.
e. An individual or personal manner of behaving, acting, or doing: Have it your own way.
5.
a. A specific direction: He glanced my way.
b. A participant. Often used in combination: a three-way conversation.
6.
a. An aspect, particular, or feature: resembles his father in many ways; in no way comparable.
b. Nature or category: not much in the way of a plot.
7. Freedom to do as one wishes: if I had my way.
8. An aptitude or facility: She certainly does have a way with words.
9. A state or condition: He is in a bad way financially.
10. Vicinity: Drop in when you're out our way.
11. often ways A longitudinal strip on a surface that serves to guide a moving machine part.
12. ways (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Nautical The structure on which a ship is built and from which it slides when launched.
adv.
1. Informal By a great distance or to a great degree; far: way off base; way too expensive.
2. Slang Very; extremely: "Can they really make a car that's way cool?" (Fortune).
3. Informal From this place; away: Go way.
4. Informal Used in response to no way to indicate affirmation contradicting a negative assertion.

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