简明英汉词典

by way of
adv.
经由, 作为, 为了

美国传统词典[双解]

way
way
AHD:[w3]
D.J.[wei]
K.K.[we]
n.(名词)

(1)

A road, path, or highway affording passage from one place to another.
道路:为从一地到另一地提供通道的马路、小道或高速公路

(2)

An opening affording passage:
通道:可以穿过的通道:
This door is the only way into the attic.
这扇门是通向顶楼的唯一通道

(3)

Space to proceed:
供前进的地方:
cleared the way for the parade.
为游行开辟道路

(4)

Opportunity to advance:
发展的机会:
opened the way to peace.
开通走向和平之路

(5)

A course that is or may be used in going from one place to another:
路线:从一地到另一地可走的路:
tried to find the shortest way home.
努力找出回家的最短路线

(6)

Progress or travel along a certain route or in a specific direction:
道路:沿一定路线或特定方向的前进或旅行:
on his way north.
他在向北走

(7)

A course of conduct or action:
进程:行动之过程:
tried to take the easy way out.
试着走捷径

(8)

A manner or method of doing:
方式:做某事的方式或方法:
several ways of solving this problem; had no way to reach her.
解决这个问题的几种办法;没有办法找到她

(9)

A usual or habitual manner or mode of being, living, or acting:
方式:通常或习惯的存在、生活或行为方式:
the American way of life.
美国的生活方式

(10)

An individual or personal manner of behaving, acting, or doing:
作风:个人的表现、行为或做事方式:
Have it your own way.
照你的作风做吧

(11)

Also ways [w3z] (used with a sing. verb)Informal Distance:
也作 ways [w3z] (与单数动词连用)【非正式用语】 距离:
The travelers have come a long way. That village is a good ways off.
旅行者们已经走了很长的路。那个村子路很远

(12)

A specific direction:
方向:具体的方向:
He glanced my way.
他朝我这边瞟了一眼

(13)

A participant. Often used in combination:
参与方。常用于构成复合词:
a three-way conversation.
三方会谈

(14)

An aspect, a particular, or a feature:
某方面,某点或某特征:
resembles his father in many ways; in no way comparable.
很多方面象他的父亲;无可比较之处

(15)

Nature or category:
性质或范畴:
not much in the way of a plot.
不在预谋之列

(16)

Freedom to do as one wishes:
意愿:做某人想做之事的自由:
if I had my way.
如果我能按自己的意愿做就好了

(17)

An aptitude or a facility:
能力或技能:
She certainly does have a way with words.
她的确能言善辩

(18)

A state or condition:
状态或情况:
He is in a bad way financially.
他经济状况很糟

(19)

Vicinity:
附近:
Drop in when you're out our way.
你来我们这一带时,一定过来玩玩

(20)

Often ways A longitudinal strip on a surface that serves to guide a moving machine part.
常作 ways 导轨:表面上的纵向槽,用于导引运动的机器部件

(21)

ways (used with a sing. or pl. verb)Nautical The timbered structure on which a ship is built and from which it slides when launched.
ways (与单数或复数动词连用)【航海】 船台,滑道:在轮船上面造的木质结构,当下水时从其上滑下
adv.Informal (副词)【非正式用语】

(1)

By a great distance or to a great degree; far:
非常:远远地或大在地;非常:
way off base; way over budget.
远离基础;大大超过预算

(2)

From this place; away:
从此地;离开:
Go way.
走开

习惯用语

by way of

(1)

Through; via:
通过;经由:
flew to the Far East by way of the polar route.
经由极地航线飞往远东

(2)

As a means of:
以…的形式:
made no comment by way of apology.
以道歉形式末做任何评论

go out of one's way或

go out of the way
To inconvenience oneself in doing something beyond what is required.
不怕麻烦地:超出要求之外做某事而使自己麻烦

in a way

(1)

To a certain extent; with reservations:
在某种程度上;有保留地:
I like the new styles, in a way.
某种程度上我喜欢这些新款式

(2)

From one point of view:
从某一点上看:
In a way, you're right.
从某一点上看你是对的

in the way
In a position to obstruct, hinder, or interfere.
挡道地:处在阻碍、阻挡或干涉的位置上

on one's way或

on the way
In the process of coming, going, or traveling:
在来、去或旅行的过程中:
She is on her way out the door. Winter is on the way.
她往户外走。冬天就要来到了

on the way
On the route of a journey:
在路上:在旅程的路途中:
met him on the way to town; ran into them on the way.
去镇子的路上遇到他;在路上跑入他们当中

out of the way

(1)

In such a position as not to obstruct, hinder, or interfere.
不挡道:处在不挡道、不碍事或不干涉的位置之上

(2)

Taken care of; disposed of:
处理好的:被照顾好的;处理好的:
some details to get out of the way first.
一些首先要处理好的细节

(3)

In a remote location.
在偏远的位置上

(4)

Of an unusual character; remarkable.
不寻常特征的;奇特的

(5)

Improper; amiss:
不正确的;错误的:
said nothing out of the way.
不说任何不妥之辞

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old English weg * see wegh-
源自 古英语 weg *参见 wegh-

参考词汇

(1)

wayroutecoursepassagepassartery

(2)

These nouns refer to paths leading from one place or point to another.
这些名词都指从一地引向另一地的路。

(3)

Way is the least specific:
Way 是最不具体的:
“Many ways meet in one town” (Shakespeare).
“一镇中有多条路交结”(殊途同归) (莎士比亚)。
We made our way on foot.
我们徒步走。
Show me the way home.
指给我回家的路。

(4)

Route refers to a planned, well-established, or regularly traveled way:
Route 指有计划、固定下来的或有规律的旅行路线:
“They know the routes . . . of the trappers; where to waylay them” (Washington Irving).
“他们知道捕猎手走的路线;知道在哪里伏击他们” (华盛顿·欧文)。
“Their one purpose of speed over the great ocean routes was achieved by perfect balance of spars and sails to the curving lines of the smooth black hull” (Samuel Eliot Morison).
“他们靠把桅和帆完美地平衡到黑色平滑船壳的曲线上实现了快速驶过大洋的目的” (塞缪尔·艾略特·莫里森)。

(5)

Course suggests the path or channel taken by something, such as a river or a satellite, that moves:
Course 指运动物体,如河流或卫星所占据的路或通道 :
“the stars in their courses” (Judges 5:20);
“运行中的恒星” (《士师记》5:20):
“earth's diurnal course” (William Wordsworth).
“地球的每日运行” (威廉·华兹华斯)。

(6)

Passage denotes a traversal over, across, or through something:
Passage 表示越过或穿过某物的通道:
The yacht continued its passage with favorable winds.
小艇顺风继续航行。
The passage between the buildings is dark and cramped.
建筑物之间的通道黑暗而拥挤。

(7)

Pass usually refers to a way affording passage around, over, or through a barrier:
Pass 通常指提供绕过、越过或穿过障碍物之通道的路:
“They had reached one of those very narrow passes between two tall stones” (George Eliot). An artery is a main route for the circulation of traffic into which local routes flow:
“他们已经到了两座高墙间的那些非常狭窄通道中的一个” (乔治·艾略特)。artery 是各地路线汇入其中的交通循环主干线:
The city council voted to close the central artery for extensive repairs. See also Synonyms at method
市议会投票决定关闭中心主干线以便全面修理 参见同义词 method

用法
In American English ways is often used as an equivalent of way in phrases such as a long ways to go. The usage is not incorrect but is widely regarded as informal.
在美国英语中,ways 的用法通常等同于诸如短语 a long way to go 中的 way。 这种用法并非不正确,但被广泛认为是不正式的

现代英汉词典

way
[weI]
n.
ways

(1)

路,道路
On the way, a young man waved to me.
路上,一个年轻人挥手招呼我。
a cycle way
自行车道
On the way home, he asked Jenny if she had enjoyed the speech.
在回家的路上,他问珍妮是否喜欢这次讲演。
I fell on the way to school.
我在上学的路上跌倒了。

(2)

路线
In this way, he was able to solve the mystery.
循着这一线索,他解答了这个奥秘。
Is this the way out?
这是出去的路吗?

(3)

距离
a long way from home
离家很远
We have to go a long way to school.
我们上学得走很长的路。

(4)

方式,方法
Some like the older ways of doing things.
有些女性喜欢处理事务的老办法。
Can you suggest a good way for us to ask people to send us the money, and let us buy the gift when we get to the mainland?
您能不能给我们建议一个好办法,让我们请大家送钱给我们,然后让我们在回到大陆时再购买礼物?
Stress is a natural part of everyday life and there is no way to avoid it.
压力是日常生活中不可分割的一部分,无法逃避。
In this way, Americans 'send their climates' to people in other states.
这样美国人把'本地的气候'传送给其它州的人。
In this way, he has begun his own private 'telephone' service.
就这样,他开始了自己的私人'电话'业务。
way of life
生活方式
Each successful manager has a way of his own in bringing his views to bear.
每一个成功的经理都有他自己独特的方式使别人接受他的意见。

(5)

(pl) 习惯

习惯用语

by the way
顺便说说;顺便提起
By the way, what happened to the money?
顺便问一句,那笔钱后来怎么样了?

by way of
途经
by way of London
途经伦敦

go out of one's way
尽力

have it both ways
脚踩两只船

mend one's ways
改邪归正

out of the way
反常的;异常的

set in one's ways
旧习难改

to my way of thinking
依我看来

词性变化

way
adv.
远远地

现代英汉综合大辞典

way
[wei]
n.

(1)

路, 道路

(2)

路程; 距离

(3)

(要走的)路线; 路途; 旅途途中; 旅行所用的时间

(4)

方向; 方面

(5)

方式; 方法; 手段

(6)

状况; 规模; 程度

(7)

习惯; 作风

(8)

行业; (活动的)范围[空间]

(9)

进步, 前进

(10)

意愿; 意向

(11)

事项;【律】通行权;【机】导轨
the way to the post office
去邮局的路
only a little way to the town
离城只有一小段路
on the way home
在回家路上
lose way in the dark
在黑暗中迷了路
go the same way
朝着同一方向走
American ways of living
美国人的生活方式
the way of the world
世俗
He is in the grocery way.
他经营杂货业。
He will have his own way all the time.
他始终是为所欲为的。
In some ways you are right.
在某些方面你是对的。

词性变化

way
[wei]
adv.
[美]远远地; 大大地;
be way beyond expectation
大大出乎意料之外

继承用法

waymark
[`weImB:k]
n.
路标

way-out
adj.
[美口]极不寻常的; 超出常规的; 标新立异的

词性变化

way
[wei]
n.
观点激进的人

way-ready
adj.
准备发送的

wayrod
n.
(打字机上的)滑架杆

ways-end
n.
滑道末端

wayside
[5weIsaId]
n., adj.
路边(的)

way-stop
n.
中间停车处

wayup
n.
(跳水)身体向上

习惯用语

across the way
路对面, 街对面

over the way
路对面, 街对面

a long way off
在远处, 离得远

all the way

(1)

一路上, 沿路

(2)

从远处, 特地

(3)

自始至终

all the other way
[口]相反的, 颠倒过来

quite the other way
[口]相反的, 颠倒过来

very much the other way
[口]相反的, 颠倒过来

all the way from... to
[美]在...和...之间

be fond of one's own way
自己要怎样干就怎样干; 喜欢自行其是, 独断独行

be in sb. 's way
挡?鹑说穆? 妨碍某人, 阻挠某人

stand in sb. 's way
挡?鹑说穆? 妨碍某人, 阻挠某人

be set in one's ways
死心眼, 脾气固执

beat one's way
[美俚]无票乘车, 偷搭火车

blaze the way
开辟道路

bluff one's way out (of)
蒙混过关

bring up the hard way
[口]严格地教育培养

by the way

(1)

顺路; 在途中

(2)

顺便说, 附带说说

by way of

(1)

经由, 经过

(2)

当作, 作为; 作出...样子

clear the way for sth.
为...铺平道路, 为...准备条件

pave the way for sth.
为...铺平道路, 为...准备条件

smooth the way for sth.
为...铺平道路, 为...准备条件

come in sb.'s way

(1)

走到某人跟前; 被某人碰到

(2)

落到某人手里, 可以被某人利用

(3)

为某人所经历; 为某人所擅长

fall in sb.'s way

(1)

走到某人跟前; 被某人碰到

(2)

落到某人手里, 可以被某人利用

(3)

为某人所经历; 为某人所擅长

lie in sb.'s way

(1)

走到某人跟前; 被某人碰到

(2)

落到某人手里, 可以被某人利用

(3)

为某人所经历; 为某人所擅长

cut both ways
模棱两可; 互有利弊

discover the hard way
经历一番艰苦才学到、理解...

find out the hard way
经历一番艰苦才学到、理解...

edge one's way
挤过去

elbow one's way
挤着向前走

face both ways
脚踏两只船; 采取两面态度

fall by the way
中途掉队; 中途放弃、退出

feel one's way
谨慎小心地进行

prope one's way
谨慎小心地进行

find one's way out of
设法走出, 摆脱

fight one's way
奋斗前进, 打开一条道路

fight one's way back (to)
(艰苦奋战)打回(原处)

find one's way to
设法赶到[进入]

find the way to
设法赶到[进入]

find one's way into
设法赶到[进入]

find the way into
设法赶到[进入]

force one's way
挤(出去), 冲(出去)

push one's way
挤(出去), 冲(出去)

shoulder one's way
挤(出去), 冲(出去)

squeeze one's way
挤(出去), 冲(出去)

thread one's way
挤(出去), 冲(出去)

work one's way
挤(出去), 冲(出去)

force out
挤(出去), 冲(出去)

push out
挤(出去), 冲(出去)

shoulder out
挤(出去), 冲(出去)

squeeze out
挤(出去), 冲(出去)

thread out
挤(出去), 冲(出去)

work out
挤(出去), 冲(出去)

follow one's way (=get one's way)
随心所欲地做; 独行其是

follow one's way (=have one's way)
随心所欲地做; 独行其是

gather way
增加速度; [喻]加强力量

get in the way
妨碍

get out of the way

(1)

让开; 避开

(2)

解决(某事), 除去(某人), 摆脱

put out of the way

(1)

让开; 避开

(2)

解决(某事), 除去(某人), 摆脱

get under way
出发; 开始前进

give way (to)

(1)

让步; 退让

(2)

让位于

(3)

消失; 消除

(4)

变弱, 衰退

(5)

被某种感情征服, 失去控制

(6)

(健康等)垮掉, 恶化, 衰退

(7)

(头脑、神态)开始失常

(8)

(绳子、树枝)折断

(9)

(吓得、累得)发软, 支持不住

(10)

(股票)下跌

go a good way

(1)

(对...)非常有效, (对...)大有帮助

(2)

足够, 充分; 可以维持很久

(3)

可以购买很多东西(指钱)

(4)

(人)有成就, 有前途

go a great way

(1)

(对...)非常有效, (对...)大有帮助

(2)

足够, 充分; 可以维持很久

(3)

可以购买很多东西(指钱)

(4)

(人)有成就, 有前途

go a long way

(1)

(对...)非常有效, (对...)大有帮助

(2)

足够, 充分; 可以维持很久

(3)

可以购买很多东西(指钱)

(4)

(人)有成就, 有前途

go a good way with

(1)

(对...)非常有效, (对...)大有帮助

(2)

足够, 充分; 可以维持很久

(3)

可以购买很多东西(指钱)

(4)

(人)有成就, 有前途

go a great way with

(1)

(对...)非常有效, (对...)大有帮助

(2)

足够, 充分; 可以维持很久

(3)

可以购买很多东西(指钱)

(4)

(人)有成就, 有前途

go a long way with

(1)

(对...)非常有效, (对...)大有帮助

(2)

足够, 充分; 可以维持很久

(3)

可以购买很多东西(指钱)

(4)

(人)有成就, 有前途

go all the way with sb.
完全同意某人意见; 给某人以全力支持

go one's own way
一意孤行

take one's own way
一意孤行

go one's way(s)
动身, 前往

go out of one's way (to do)
特意去(做), 想尽各种办法(做)

go some way with
对...有点用处

go the way of
走...的道路, 重蹈...的覆辙

go the way of all flesh
死去, 逝世

go the way of nature
死去, 逝世

go the right way
采取正确[不正确]方法; 办得得法[不得法]

go the wrong way
采取正确[不正确]方法; 办得得法[不得法]

have a way of
有...习惯

have a way of doing sth.
有...习惯

have a way with (one)

(1)

善于接近(某种人)

(2)

有办法使人信服; 和蔼可亲, 有吸引人的风度

have it both ways

(1)

(辩论时)一时说东, 一时说西, 两面讨好

(2)

两全其美

have (everything) one's own way
为所欲为, 按照自己的意愿去做

hold one's way

(1)

(沿着一条路)一直前进, 不停止

(2)

按照原样干下去, 继续干

keep one's way

(1)

(沿着一条路)一直前进, 不停止

(2)

按照原样干下去, 继续干

in a way
有几分, 稍微; 在某一方面; 在某种意义上; 在某种程度上

in a bad way

(1)

病情严重; 精神不好; 受伤

(2)

情况不好, 处境不好, 处于困境

in a big way
大规模地; 豪华地; 隆重地

in a great way
大规模地; 豪华地; 隆重地

in a family way
不拘礼节地, 家常随便地; 怀孕

in the family way
不拘礼节地, 家常随便地; 怀孕

in a general way
一般说来, 大体上

in a good way
昌盛地, 富裕地

in a hundred and one ways
千方百计地

in a round-about way
迂回曲折地; 转弯抹角, 兜圈子

in a small way
少量地; 小规模地, 简朴地

in a tin-pot way
蹩脚地, 不值钱地, 低劣地

in an absent way
心不在焉地

in an all-round way
全面地

in any way
无论如何, 在任何情况下

in every way
在各方面, 完全

in no way
决不, 无论如何不

in one's own way
自行其事, 随心所欲

in oneway or another
想方设法

in the way
挡住路, 妨碍, 多余的

in the way of
至于说..., 在...方面

in this way
这样, 以这种方式

just the other way
恰恰相反

keep out of the way
避开

know one's way about

(1)

精通(业务, 技术), 熟悉(情况)

(2)

机敏老练, 能随机应变

lead the way
带路

look one way and row another
[口]声东击西, 别有企图

look the other way
掉过脸去不理睬人, 装作没看

lose one's way
迷路, 迷失方向; 误入歧途

miss one's way
迷路, 迷失方向; 误入歧途

make way

(1)

移动; (车, 船)前进

(2)

获得进展, 起作用; (习惯, 风俗)为人所接受, 渐入人心

make way for
为...让路

make much way
走得快[慢]; 进步[不进步]

make little way
走得快[慢]; 进步[不进步]

make one's (own) way
前进, 繁荣, 兴隆; 发迹, 飞黄腾达

make the best of one's way
拼命快走, 竭力进行

mend one's way
改变习惯; 改正错误; 改变作风

no way
[美口]无论如何不, 决不

no two ways about it

(1)

必不可免, 别无办法

(2)

毫无疑问, 不可能有两种想法或意见

on one's way to
到...去的途中

on the way
在途中

once in a way
有时, 偶然

one way or another
不管怎样, 设法, 以这样或那样的方式

one way or other
不管怎样, 设法, 以这样或那样的方式

one way or the other
不管怎样, 设法, 以这样或那样的方式

out of the way

(1)

离大路很远的; 偏僻的, 远离人烟的

(2)

在够不着的地方

(3)

不妨碍人的, 不妨事的

(4)

不同凡响的, 不寻常的

(5)

错误的, 不成体统的

pave the way for
为...铺平道路, 为...做好准备

smooth the way for
为...铺平道路, 为...做好准备

pay one's way

(1)

支付生活费

(2)

勉强维持不负债

(3)

能赚钱, 划得来

pick one's way
小心走路, 谨慎前进

pick one's steps
小心走路, 谨慎前进

plough one's way
艰难费力地前进, 开拓前进

push one's way
推开(人群)通过, 挤过

put it another way
换言之

put oneself out of the way
不辞辛苦帮助别人

put oneself out of the way to do sth.
不辞辛苦帮助别人

put sb. out of the way
干掉某人; 把某人关进监牢

rub sb. the right way
讨好某人; 抚慰某人

rub sb. up the right way
讨好某人; 抚慰某人

rub sb. the wrong way
[口] 触怒某人, 使人感到不痛快

rub sb. up the wrong way
[口] 触怒某人, 使人感到不痛快

see one's way clear
清楚知道自已应该怎样做

see one's way to
清楚知道自已应该怎样做

set sb. on his way

(1)

陪[送]某人走一段路

(2)

给某人指明路途

shoot a way (out)
开枪冲出[突围]

show sb. the way
为某人引路

smash one 'sway out of
冲出

stand in the way of
妨碍,阻住...的路

stop sb.'s way
拦住某人

swear one's way through
破口大骂

take one's way to
向...出发,...向...走去

take one's way towards
向...出发,...向...走去

that way

(1)

那边

(2)

那样

(3)

[口](about, for)(同...)在恋爱中; 非常喜欢

the way of the world
社会上的习惯

The furthest way about is the nearest way home.
[谚]绕道路反近, 捷径常误人。

The longest way about is the nearest way home.
[谚]绕道路反近, 捷径常误人。

The furthest way about is the shortest way home.
[谚]绕道路反近, 捷径常误人。

The longest way about is the shortest way home.
[谚]绕道路反近, 捷径常误人。

There are more ways than one to kill a cat.
[谚] 达到目的的方法多得很。

the Milky W-
银河, 天河

this way and that
踌躇不决

to one's way of thinking
据...的想法,...认为

under way
在进行中, 发生; 在航行中

watch which way the cat jumps
观望形势然后行动; 见风使舵

win one's way
奋力前进; 取得成功

wind one's way into
用巧妙的手段得到, 骗取

work one's way

(1)

挤出一条路; 排除困难, 艰辛前进

(2)

(through)靠做工读完(大学等)

work one's way(out)
在船上做工以代船费

work one's way in
深入; 渗透

worm one's way (through)
慢慢前进

way above
[美]远远在上[超过]

way ahead
[美]远远在前面

way back
[美]很久以前, 老早就

way behind
[美]远远落在后面

way below
[美]低得多

waydown
[美]在更下面, 在更远的地方

way off
[美]有很大距离; 错得厉害

way up
[美] ad.远远在上, 在更高处 a.高级的, 优秀的

特殊用法

access way
进路

alley way
小路, 巷道; 走廊, 通道

bed ways
床身导轨

broad ways
沿宽度方向, 横向

cross-slide way
横向导轨

data free way
无数据通道

drainage way
排水道

fall way
升降道

gather way
增加速度

graphic way
图解法

gravity wirerope way
重力轻便索道

grease way
润滑沟纹

ground ways
底滑道

guide way
导轨; 导向体; 导向槽

half way
垒间停留(跑垒员在击球员击出腾空球后跑到两垒之间再定进退)

hatch way
舱口, 舱出入路

head way
通风联络巷道

key way
键槽

launching ways
下水滑道

monorail way
单轨铁道

oil way
油路, 润滑油槽, 注油孔

permanent way
轨道(线路), 上部建筑

ram ways
滑枕导轨

regular way
(交易所的)普通交易

rocker-arm ways
?鄣脊?

roller way
辊道

rope way
索道

slide way
滑槽, 滑轨, 导轨

sun's way
太阳路径

surface cableway
地面铁索路

toll way
收费公路

underground way
地道

water way
(模具)水冷腔; 排水沟; 水道; 通航水道

wire way
钢丝绳道, 提升绳道; 电线槽

参考词汇
method    

美国传统词典

way
way
AHD:[w3]
D.J.[wei]
K.K.[we]
n.

(1)

A road, path, or highway affording passage from one place to another.

(2)

An opening affording passage:
This door is the only way into the attic.

(3)

Space to proceed:
cleared the way for the parade.

(4)

Opportunity to advance:
opened the way to peace.

(5)

A course that is or may be used in going from one place to another:
tried to find the shortest way home.

(6)

Progress or travel along a certain route or in a specific direction:
on his way north.

(7)

A course of conduct or action:
tried to take the easy way out.

(8)

A manner or method of doing:
several ways of solving this problem; had no way to reach her.

(9)

A usual or habitual manner or mode of being, living, or acting:
the American way of life.

(10)

An individual or personal manner of behaving, acting, or doing:
Have it your own way.

(11)

Also ways [w3z] (used with a sing. verb)Informal Distance:
The travelers have come a long way. That village is a good ways off.

(12)

A specific direction:
He glanced my way.

(13)

A participant. Often used in combination:
a three-way conversation.

(14)

An aspect, a particular, or a feature:
resembles his father in many ways; in no way comparable.

(15)

Nature or category:
not much in the way of a plot.

(16)

Freedom to do as one wishes:
if I had my way.

(17)

An aptitude or a facility:
She certainly does have a way with words.

(18)

A state or condition:
He is in a bad way financially.

(19)

Vicinity:
Drop in when you're out our way.

(20)

Often ways A longitudinal strip on a surface that serves to guide a moving machine part.

(21)

ways (used with a sing. or pl. verb)Nautical The timbered structure on which a ship is built and from which it slides when launched.
adv.Informal

(1)

By a great distance or to a great degree; far:
way off base; way over budget.

(2)

From this place; away:
Go way.

习惯用语

by way of

(1)

Through; via:
flew to the Far East by way of the polar route.

(2)

As a means of:
made no comment by way of apology.

go out of one's wayor

go out of the way
To inconvenience oneself in doing something beyond what is required.

in a way

(1)

To a certain extent; with reservations:
I like the new styles, in a way.

(2)

From one point of view:
In a way, you're right.

in the way
In a position to obstruct, hinder, or interfere.

on one's wayor

on the way
In the process of coming, going, or traveling:
She is on her way out the door. Winter is on the way.

on the way
On the route of a journey:
met him on the way to town; ran into them on the way.

out of the way

(1)

In such a position as not to obstruct, hinder, or interfere.

(2)

Taken care of; disposed of:
some details to get out of the way first.

(3)

In a remote location.

(4)

Of an unusual character; remarkable.

(5)

Improper; amiss:
said nothing out of the way.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old English weg * see wegh-

参考词汇

(1)

way, route, course, passage, pass, artery

(2)

These nouns refer to paths leading from one place or point to another.

(3)

Way is the least specific:
“Many ways meet in one town” (Shakespeare).
We made our way on foot.
Show me the way home.

(4)

Route refers to a planned, well-established, or regularly traveled way:
“They know the routes . . . of the trappers; where to waylay them” (Washington Irving).
“Their one purpose of speed over the great ocean routes was achieved by perfect balance of spars and sails to the curving lines of the smooth black hull” (Samuel Eliot Morison).

(5)

Course suggests the path or channel taken by something, such as a river or a satellite, that moves:
“the stars in their courses” (Judges 5:20);
“earth's diurnal course” (William Wordsworth).

(6)

Passage denotes a traversal over, across, or through something:
The yacht continued its passage with favorable winds.
The passage between the buildings is dark and cramped.

(7)

Pass usually refers to a way affording passage around, over, or through a barrier:
“They had reached one of those very narrow passes between two tall stones” (George Eliot). An artery is a main route for the circulation of traffic into which local routes flow:
The city council voted to close the central artery for extensive repairs. See also Synonyms at method

用法
In American English ways is often used as an equivalent of way in phrases such as a long ways to go. The usage is not incorrect but is widely regarded as informal.

英汉船舶大词典

by way of
n.取道于

英汉法学大词典

by way of
途中经过

英汉航海大词典

by way of
prep.作为,为了

英汉环境大词典

by way of
n.用...方法,当作,作为

英汉化学大词典

by way of
prep.经过,用...方法,当作

英汉经贸大词典

by way of
n.用...方法,当作,作为

英汉能源大词典

by way of
n.用...方法,当作,作为

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