Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (adv.) Away.
2. (n.) That by, upon, or along, which one passes or processes; opportunity or room to pass; place of passing; passage; road, street, track, or path of any kind; as, they built a way to the mine.
3. (n.) Length of space; distance; interval; as, a great way; a long way.
4. (n.) A moving; passage; procession; journey.
5. (n.) Course or direction of motion or process; tendency of action; advance.
6. (n.) The means by which anything is reached, or anything is accomplished; scheme; device; plan.
7. (n.) Manner; method; mode; fashion; style; as, the way of expressing one's ideas.
8. (n.) Regular course; habitual method of life or action; plan of conduct; mode of dealing.
9. (n.) Sphere or scope of observation.
10. (n.) Determined course; resolved mode of action or conduct; as, to have one's way.
11. (n.) Progress; as, a ship has way.
12. (n.) The timbers on which a ship is launched.
13. (n.) The longitudinal guides, or guiding surfaces, on the bed of a planer, lathe, or the like, along which a table or carriage moves.
14. (n.) Right of way. See below.
15. (v. t.) To go or travel to; to go in, as a way or path.
16. (v. i.) To move; to progress; to go.