ways Definition

plural form of 'way', referring to a method, manner, or direction of doing something.

Using ways: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "ways" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    There are many ways to solve this problem.

  • Example

    She has her own way of doing things.

  • Example

    He went his own way and didn't follow the crowd.

  • Example

    The car is blocking our way.

ways Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for ways

Phrases with ways

  • used to introduce a new topic or to add information to a previous statement


    By the way, have you seen my keys?

  • go out of one's way

    to make an extra effort to do something for someone else


    She went out of her way to help me with my project.

  • lose one's way

    to become lost or confused about where one is or where one is going


    We lost our way in the forest and had to ask for directions.


Summary: ways in Brief

The term 'ways' [weɪz] is the plural form of 'way', which refers to a method, manner, or direction of doing something. It can be used in phrases like 'by the way,' 'go out of one's way,' and 'lose one's way.' 'Ways' is often interchangeable with 'methods' or 'approaches.'