the way

WThe way

    Definition of the way in English Dictionary

  • ConjunctionPREthe-
    1. as, in the way that.
      1. 1977, "Just the Way You Are" by Billy Joel
      2. I need to know that you will always be The same old someone that I knew What will it take till you believe in me The way that I believe in you? / I said I love you and that's forever And this I promise from the heart I could not love you any better I love you just the way you are
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • He also had a son named Dave who thought milking a pretty tough job, and who imagined he was getting weak-handed and on the way to milker's paralysis.
      • THEY NAMED THEIR COMMUNITY of forty-seven homes near Pleasantville, New York, "Usonia" in homage to Frank Lloyd Wright, whose ideas on the way Americans should live together guided their plan.
      • The first animals made were men. Some, acting low-mindedly, were turned into women; and so on, all the way down the full array of species to the lowest life.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • Your pocket watch will run for a long time if you wind up the spring all the way.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Conjunctions
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    Meaning of the way for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "the way" is a conjunction.
    Definiteness: Level 1
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