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     1. art. Definite grammatical article that implies necessarily that an entity it articulates is presupposed; something already mentioned, or completely specified later in that same sentence, or assumed already
           I’m reading the book. (Compare I’m reading a book.)
           The street in front of your house. (Compare A street in Paris.)
           The men and women watched the man give the birdseed to the bird.
     2. art.          Used before a noun modified by a restrictive relative clause, indicating that the noun refers to a single referent defined by the relative clause.
                    The street that runs through my hometown.
     3. art. Used before an object considered to be unique, or of which there is only one at a time.
           No one knows how many galaxies there are in the universe.
           God save the Queen!
     4. art. Used before a superlative or an ordinal number modifying a noun, to indicate that the noun refers to a single item.
           That was the best apple pie ever.
     5. art.          Added to a superlative or an ordinal number to make it into a substantive.
                    That apple pie was the best.
     6. art. Introducing a singular term to be taken generically: preceding a name of something standing for a whole class.
     7. art. Used before an adjective, indicating all things (especially persons) described by that adjective.
           Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
     8. art. Used to indicate a certain example of (a noun) which is usually of most concern or most common or familiar.
           No one in the whole country had seen it before.
           I don't think I'll get to it until the morning.
     9. art. Used before a body part (especially of someone previously mentioned), as an alternative to a possessive pronoun.
           A stone hit him on the head. (= “A stone hit him on his head.”)
     10. art. When stressed, indicates that it describes an object which is considered to be best or exclusively worthy of attention.
           That is the hospital to go to for heart surgery.
     11. adv. 1=With a comparative ormore and a verb phrase, establishes a parallel with one or more other such comparatives.
           The hotter the better.
           The more I think about it, the weaker it looks.
           The more money donated, the more books purchased, and the more happy children.
           It looks weaker and weaker, the more I think about it.
     12. adv. 1=With a comparative, and often withfor it, indicates a result more like said comparative. This can be negated withnone.
           It was a difficult time, but I’m the wiser for it.
           It was a difficult time, and I’m none the wiser for it.
           I'm much the wiser for having had a difficult time like that.
the next moment
the body was gone
Professor
     1. n. The title for someone who holds the professor job.
     2. n. The most senior rank for an academic at a university or similar institution, informally also known as "full professor." Abbreviated Prof.
     3. n. (US, informal) A teacher or faculty member at a college or university regardless of formal rank.
     4. n. (archaic) One who professes something, such as a religious doctrine.
     5. n. (US, slang) A pianist in a saloon, brothel, etc.
     6. n. The puppeteer who performs a Punch and Judy show; a Punchman.
Is
     1. n. plural of I
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of be
           He is a doctor. He retired some time ago.
           Should he do the task, it is vital that you follow him.
     3. n. plural of i
           remember to dot your is
     be
          1. v. (intransitive, now literary) To exist; to have real existence.
          2. v. (with there, or dialectally it, as dummy subject) To exist.
                There is just one woman in town who can help us. (or, dialectally:) It is just one woman in town who can help us.
          3. v. (intransitive) To occupy a place.
                The cup is on the table.
          4. v. (intransitive) To occur, to take place.
                When will the meeting be?
          5. v. (intransitive, in perfect tenses, without predicate) Elliptical form of "be here", "go to and return from" or similar.
                The postman has been today, but my tickets have still not yet come.
                I have been to Spain many times.
                Moscow, huh? I've never been, but it sounds fascinating.
          6. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject and object are the same.
                Knowledge is bliss.
                Hi, I’m Jim.
          7. v. (transitive, copulative, mathematics) Used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same.
                3 times 5 is fifteen.
          8. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominal.
                François Mitterrand was president of France from 1981 to 1995.
          9. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it.
                The sky is blue.
          10. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase.
                The sky is a deep blue today.
          11. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the passive voice.
                The dog was drowned by the boy.
          12. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the continuous forms of various tenses.
                The woman is walking.
                I shall be writing to you soon.
                We liked to chat while we were eating.
          13. v. (archaic, auxiliary) Used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs, most of which indicate motion. Often still used for "to go".
          14. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form future tenses, especially the future periphrastic.
                I am to leave tomorrow.
                I would drive you, were I to obtain a car.
          15. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to link a subject to a measurement.
                This building is three hundred years old.
                I am 75 kilograms.
                He’s about 6 feet tall.
          16. v. (transitive, copulative, with a cardinal numeral) Used to state the age of a subject in years.
                I’m 20. (= I am 20 years old.)
          17. v. (with a dummy subject) it Used to indicate the time of day.
                It is almost eight. (= It is almost eight o’clock.)
                It’s 8:30 read eight-thirty in Tokyo.
                What time is it there? It’s night.
          18. v. (With since) Used to indicate passage of time since the occurrence of an event.
                It has been three years since my grandmother died. (similar to My grandmother died three years ago, but emphasizes the intervening period)
                It had been six days since his departure, when I received a letter from him.
          19. v. (often, impersonal, with it as a dummy subject) Used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like.
                It is hot in Arizona, but it is not usually humid.
                Why is it so dark in here?
          20. v. (dynamic/lexical "be", especially in progressive tenses, conjugated non-suppletively in the present tense, see usage notes) To exist or behave in a certain way.
                "What do we do?" "We be ourselves.".
                Why is he being nice to me?
well
     1. adv. (manner) Accurately, competently, satisfactorily.
           He does his job well.
     2. adv. (manner) Completely, fully.
           a well done steak
           We’re well beat now.
     3. adv. (degree) To a significant degree.
           That author is well known.
     4. adv. (degree, British, slang) Very (as a general-purpose intensifier).
     5. adv. In a desirable manner; so as one could wish; satisfactorily; favourably; advantageously.
     6. adj. In good health.
           I had been sick, but now I'm well.
     7. adj. (hypercorrect) Good, content.
           “How are you?” — “I'm well, thank you!”
     8. adj. (archaic) Prudent; good; well-advised.
     9. interj. Used to acknowledge a statement or situation.
           “The car is broken.” “Well, we could walk to the movies instead.”
           “I didn't like the music.” “Well, I thought it was good.”
           “I forgot to pack the tent! Well, I guess we're sleeping under the stars tonight.”
     10. interj. An exclamation of surprise, often doubled or tripled.
           Well, well, well, what do we have here?
     11. interj. An exclamation of indignance.
           Well! There was no need to say that in front of my mother!
     12. interj. Used in speech to express the overcoming of reluctance to say something.
           It was a bit... well... too loud.
     13. interj. Used in speech to fill gaps; filled pause.
           “So what have you been doing?” “Well, we went for a picnic, and then it started raining so we came home early.”
     14. interj. (Hiberno-English) Used as a greeting
           Well lads. How's things?
     15. n. A hole sunk into the ground as a source of water, oil, natural gas or other fluids.
     16. n. A place where a liquid such as water surfaces naturally; a spring.
     17. n. A small depression suitable for holding liquid or other objects.
           Make a well in the dough mixture and pour in the milk.
     18. n. (figurative) A source of supply.
     19. n. (nautical) A vertical, cylindrical trunk in a ship, reaching down to the lowest part of the hull, through which the bilge pumps operate.
     20. n. (nautical) The cockpit of a sailboat.
     21. n. (nautical) A compartment in the middle of the hold of a fishing vessel, made tight at the sides, but having holes perforated in the bottom to let in water to keep fish alive while they are transported
     22. n. (nautical) A vertical passage in the stern into which an auxiliary screw propeller may be drawn up out of the water.
     23. n. (military) A hole or excavation in the earth, in mining, from which run branches or galleries.
     24. n. (architecture) An opening through the floors of a building, as for a staircase or an elevator; a wellhole.
     25. n. The open space between the bench and the counsel tables in a courtroom.
     26. n. (metalworking) The lower part of a furnace, into which the metal falls.
     27. n. A well drink.
           They're having a special tonight: $1 wells.
     28. n. (video games) The playfield of Tetris and similar video games, into which the blocks fall.
     29. n. (biology) In a microtiter plate, each of the small equal circular or square sections which serve as test tubes.
     30. v. (intransitive) To issue forth, as water from the earth; to flow; to spring.
     31. v. (intransitive) To have something seep out of the surface.
           Her eyes welled with tears.
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well
     1. adv. (manner) Accurately, competently, satisfactorily.
           He does his job well.
     2. adv. (manner) Completely, fully.
           a well done steak
           We’re well beat now.
     3. adv. (degree) To a significant degree.
           That author is well known.
     4. adv. (degree, British, slang) Very (as a general-purpose intensifier).
     5. adv. In a desirable manner; so as one could wish; satisfactorily; favourably; advantageously.
     6. adj. In good health.
           I had been sick, but now I'm well.
     7. adj. (hypercorrect) Good, content.
           “How are you?” — “I'm well, thank you!”
     8. adj. (archaic) Prudent; good; well-advised.
     9. interj. Used to acknowledge a statement or situation.
           “The car is broken.” “Well, we could walk to the movies instead.”
           “I didn't like the music.” “Well, I thought it was good.”
           “I forgot to pack the tent! Well, I guess we're sleeping under the stars tonight.”
     10. interj. An exclamation of surprise, often doubled or tripled.
           Well, well, well, what do we have here?
     11. interj. An exclamation of indignance.
           Well! There was no need to say that in front of my mother!
     12. interj. Used in speech to express the overcoming of reluctance to say something.
           It was a bit... well... too loud.
     13. interj. Used in speech to fill gaps; filled pause.
           “So what have you been doing?” “Well, we went for a picnic, and then it started raining so we came home early.”
     14. interj. (Hiberno-English) Used as a greeting
           Well lads. How's things?
     15. n. A hole sunk into the ground as a source of water, oil, natural gas or other fluids.
     16. n. A place where a liquid such as water surfaces naturally; a spring.
     17. n. A small depression suitable for holding liquid or other objects.
           Make a well in the dough mixture and pour in the milk.
     18. n. (figurative) A source of supply.
     19. n. (nautical) A vertical, cylindrical trunk in a ship, reaching down to the lowest part of the hull, through which the bilge pumps operate.
     20. n. (nautical) The cockpit of a sailboat.
     21. n. (nautical) A compartment in the middle of the hold of a fishing vessel, made tight at the sides, but having holes perforated in the bottom to let in water to keep fish alive while they are transported
     22. n. (nautical) A vertical passage in the stern into which an auxiliary screw propeller may be drawn up out of the water.
     23. n. (military) A hole or excavation in the earth, in mining, from which run branches or galleries.
     24. n. (architecture) An opening through the floors of a building, as for a staircase or an elevator; a wellhole.
     25. n. The open space between the bench and the counsel tables in a courtroom.
     26. n. (metalworking) The lower part of a furnace, into which the metal falls.
     27. n. A well drink.
           They're having a special tonight: $1 wells.
     28. n. (video games) The playfield of Tetris and similar video games, into which the blocks fall.
     29. n. (biology) In a microtiter plate, each of the small equal circular or square sections which serve as test tubes.
     30. v. (intransitive) To issue forth, as water from the earth; to flow; to spring.
     31. v. (intransitive) To have something seep out of the surface.
           Her eyes welled with tears.
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meaning
     1. n. (of words or symbols) The entity, perception, feeling or concept thereby represented or evoked.
     2. n. The value, purpose, importance, point or significance (of something).
           the meaning of life
     3. n. (semantics) The object or concept that a word or phrase denotes, or that which a sentence says.
     4. n. (obsolete) Intention.
     5. v. present participle of mean
     6. adj. Having a (specified) intention.
     7. adj. Expressing some intention or significance; meaningful.
     mean
          1. v. To intend.
          2. v.          To intend, to plan (to do); to have as one's intention.
                        I didn't mean to knock your tooth out.
                        I mean to go to Baddeck this summer.
                        I meant to take the car in for a smog check, but it slipped my mind.
          3. v.          (intransitive) To have intentions of a given kind.
                        Don't be angry; she meant well.
          4. v.          (transitive, usually in passive) To intend (something) for a given purpose or fate; to predestine.
                        Actually this desk was meant for the subeditor.
                        Man was not meant to question such things.
          5. v. To convey meaning.
          6. v.          To convey (a given sense); to signify, or indicate (an object or idea).
                        The sky is red this morning—does that mean we're in for a storm?
          7. v.          Of a word, symbol etc: to have reference to, to signify.
                        What does this hieroglyph mean?
          8. v.          Of a person (or animal etc): to intend to express, to imply, to hint at, to allude.
                        I'm afraid I don't understand what you mean.
                        He is a little different, if you know what I mean.
          9. v. To have conviction in (something said or expressed); to be sincere in (what one says).
                Does she really mean what she said to him last night?
                Say what you mean and mean what you say.
          10. v. To result in; to bring about.
                One faltering step means certain death.
          11. v. To be important (to).
                My home life means a lot to me.
          12. v. (Ireland, UK regional) To lament.
          13. adj. (obsolete) Common; general.
          14. adj. Of a common or low origin, grade, or quality; common; humble.
                a man of mean parentage / a mean abode
          15. adj. Low in quality or degree; inferior; poor; shabby.
                a mean appearance / mean dress
          16. adj. Without dignity of mind; destitute of honour; low-minded; spiritless; base.
                a mean motive
          17. adj. Of little value or account; worthy of little or no regard; contemptible; despicable.
          18. adj. (chiefly UK) Ungenerous; stingy; tight-fisted.
                He's so mean. I've never seen him spend so much as five pounds on presents for his children.
          19. adj. Disobliging; pettily offensive or unaccommodating; small.
          20. adj. Selfish; acting without consideration of others; unkind.
                It was mean to steal the girl's piggy bank, but he just had to get uptown and he had no cash of his own.
          21. adj. Causing or intending to cause intentional harm; bearing ill will towards another; cruel; malicious.
                Watch out for her, she's mean. I said good morning to her, and she punched me in the nose.
          22. adj. Powerful; fierce; harsh; damaging.
                It must have been a mean typhoon that levelled this town.
          23. adj. Accomplished with great skill; deft; hard to compete with.
                Your mother can roll a mean cigarette.
                He hits a mean backhand.
          24. adj. (informal, often, childish) Difficult, tricky.
                This problem is mean!
          25. adj. Having the mean (see noun below) as its value.
          26. adj. (obsolete) Middling; intermediate; moderately good, tolerable.
          27. n. (now chiefly in the plural) A method or course of action used to achieve some result.
          28. n. (obsolete, in the singular) An intermediate step or intermediate steps.
          29. n. Something which is intermediate or in the middle; an intermediate value or range of values; a medium.
          30. n. (music, now historical) The middle part of three-part polyphonic music; now specifically, the alto part in polyphonic music; an alto instrument.
          31. n. (statistics) The average of a set of values, calculated by summing them together and dividing by the number of terms; the arithmetic mean.
          32. n. (mathematics) Any function of multiple variables that satisfies certain properties and yields a number representative of its arguments; or, the number so yielded; a measure of central tendency.
          33. n. (mathematics) Either of the two numbers in the middle of a conventionally presented proportion, as 2 and 3 in 1:2=3:6.
enough
     1. det. Sufficient; all that is required, needed, or appropriate.
           I've already had enough coffee today.
     2. adv. Sufficiently.
           I cannot run fast enough to catch up to them.
           Are you man enough to fight me?
     3. adv. Fully; quite; used to express slight augmentation of the positive degree, and sometimes equivalent to very.
           He is ready enough to accept the offer.
     4. pron. A sufficient or adequate number, amount, etc.
           I have enough to keep me going.
     5. interj. stop! Don't do that anymore, etc.
           Enough!
I liked her well enough
it was a sorry enough looking sight, but
but
     1. prep. (obsolete, outside, Scotland) Outside of.
           Away but the hoose and tell me whae's there.
     2. prep. Apart from, except (for), excluding.
           Everyone but Father left early.
           I like everything but that.
           Nobody answered the door when I knocked, so I had no choice but to leave.
     3. adv. Merely, only, just.
     4. adv. (Australian, conjunctive) Though, however.
           I'll have to go home early but.
     5. adv. Used as an intensifier.
           Nobody, but nobody, crosses me and gets away with it.
     6. conj. (following a negative clause or sentence) On the contrary, but rather (introducing a word or clause that contrasts with or contradicts the preceding clause or sentence without the negation).
           I am not rich but (I am) poor;  not John but Peter went there.
     7. conj. However, although, nevertheless, on the other hand (implies that the following clause is contrary to prior belief or contrasts with or contradicts the preceding clause or sentence).
           She is very old but still attractive.
           You told me I could do that, but she said that I could not.
     8. conj. Except that (introducing a subordinate clause which qualifies a negative statement); also, with omission of the subject of the subordinate clause, acting as a negative relative, "except one that", "ex
           I cannot but feel offended.
     9. conj. (archaic) Without its also being the case that; unless that (introducing a necessary concomitant).
           It never rains but it pours.
     10. conj. (obsolete) Except with; unless with; without.
     11. conj. (obsolete) Only; solely; merely.
     12. conj. (obsolete) Until.
     13. n. An instance or example of using the word "but".
           It has to be done – no ifs or buts.
     14. n. (Scotland) The outer room of a small two-room cottage.
     15. n. A limit; a boundary.
     16. n. The end; especially the larger or thicker end, or the blunt, in distinction from the sharp, end; the butt.
     17. v. (archaic) Use the word "but".
           But me no buts.
but harry
but triumphant
He
     1. pron. honoraltcaps, he
           I love the Lord for He is Great and Holy.
     2. pron. (personal) A male person or animal already known or implied.
     3. pron. (personal, sometimes proscribed, see usage notes) A person whose gender is unknown or irrelevant.
           The rulebook clearly states that "if any student is caught cheating, he will be expelled", and you were caught cheating, were you not, Anna?
     4. pron. (personal) An animal whose gender is unknown.
     5. n. The game of tag, or it, in which the player attempting to catch the others is called "he".
     6. n. (informal) A male.
           Alex totally is a he.
     7. n. The name of the fifth letter of many Semitic alphabets (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
usually
     1. adv. Most of the time; less than always, but more than occasionally.
           Except for one or two days a year, he usually walks to work.
     2. adv. Under normal conditions.
ruins
     1. n. plural of ruin
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of ruin
     ruin
          1. n. (sometimes in the plural) The remains of a destroyed or dilapidated construction, such as a house or castle.
          2. n. The state of being a ruin, destroyed or decayed.
                The monastery has fallen into ruin.
          3. n. Something that leads to serious trouble or destruction.
                Gambling has been the ruin of many.
          4. n. (obsolete) A fall or tumble.
          5. n. A change that destroys or defeats something; destruction; overthrow.
                the ruin of a ship or an army;  the ruin of a constitution or a government;  the ruin of health or hopes
          6. n. Complete financial loss; bankruptcy.
          7. v. to cause the fiscal ruin of.
                With all these purchases, you surely mean to ruin us!
          8. v. To destroy or make something no longer usable.
                He ruined his new white slacks by accidentally spilling oil on them.
          9. v. To cause severe financial loss to; to bankrupt or drive out of business.
                The crooked stockbroker's fraudulent scheme ruined dozens of victims; some investors lost their life savings and even their houses.
          10. v. To upset or overturn the plans or progress of, or to put into disarray; to spoil.
                My car breaking down just as I was on the road ruined my vacation.
          11. v. To reveal the ending of (a story); to spoil.
          12. v. (obsolete) To fall into a state of destruction.
Things
     1. n. plural of Thing
     2. n. plural of thing
     3. n. One's clothes, furniture, luggage, or possessions collectively; stuff
           Have you brought all your things with you?
           Get your hands off my things!
     4. v. third-person singular present indicative of thing
     thing
          1. n. That which is considered to exist as a separate entity, object, quality or concept.
          2. n. A word, symbol, sign, or other referent that can be used to refer to any entity.
          3. n. An individual object or distinct entity.
          4. n. (informal) Something that is existent or generally recognised.
                Bacon pie? Is that a thing?
          5. n. legal
          6. n.          Whatever can be owned.
          7. n.          Corporeal object.
          8. n. (somewhat dated) The latest fad or fashion.
                What do you mean you don't twerk, Stacy? It's the latest thing!
          9. n. (in the plural) Clothes, possessions or equipment.
                Hold on, let me just grab my things.
          10. n. (informal) A unit or container, usually containing edible goods.
                get me a thing of apple juice at the store;  I just ate a whole thing of jelly beans
          11. n. (informal) A problem, dilemma, or complicating factor.
                The car looks cheap, but the thing is, I have doubts about its safety.
          12. n. (slang) A penis.
          13. n. A living being or creature.
                you poor thing;  she's a funny old thing, but her heart's in the right place;  I met a pretty blond thing at the bar
          14. n. That which matters; the crux.
                that's the thing: we don't know where he went;  the thing is, I don't have any money
          15. n. Used after a noun to refer dismissively to the situation surrounding the noun's referent.
                Oh yeah, I'm supposed to promote that vision thing.
          16. n. (informal) That which is favoured; personal preference. (Used in possessive constructions.)
          17. n. (chiefly historical) A public assembly or judicial council in a Germanic country.
          18. v. (rare) To express as a thing; to reify.
one
     1. num. (cardinal) The number represented by the Arabic numeral 1; the numerical value equal to that cardinal number.
           In some religions, there is only one god.
           In many cultures, a baby turns one year old a year after its birth.
           One person, one vote.
     2. num. (number theory) The first positive number in the set of natural numbers.
     3. num. (set theory) The cardinality of the smallest nonempty set.
     4. num. (mathematics) The ordinality of an element which has no predecessor, usually called first or number one.
     5. pron. (impersonal pronoun, indefinite) One thing (among a group of others); one member of a group.
           The big one looks good.  I want the green one.  A good driver is one who drives carefully.
     6. pron. (impersonal pronoun, sometimes with "the") The first mentioned of two things or people, as opposed to the other.
           She offered him an apple and an orange; he took one and left the other.
     7. pron. (indefinite personal pronoun) Any person (applying to people in general).
           One’s guilt may trouble one, but it is best not to let oneself be troubled by things which cannot be changed.  One shouldn’t be too quick to judge.
     8. pron. (pronoun) Any person, entity or thing.
           "driver", noun: one who drives.
     9. n. The digit or figure 1.
     10. n. (mathematics) The neutral element with respect to multiplication in a ring.
     11. n. (US) A one-dollar bill.
     12. n. (cricket) One run scored by hitting the ball and running between the wickets; a single.
     13. n. A joke or amusing anecdote.
     14. n. (colloquial) A particularly special or compatible person or thing.
     15. n. (Internet slang) Used instead of ! to amplify an exclamation, parodying unskilled typists who forget to press the shift key while typing exclamation points, thus typing "1".
           A: SUM1 Hl3p ME im alwyz L0ziN!!?!
             Someone help me; I'm always losing!
           B: y d0nt u just g0 away l0zer!!1!!one!!one!!eleven!!1!
             Why don't you just go away loser!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     16. adj. Of a period of time, being particular.
           One day the prince set forth to kill the dragon that had brought terror to his father’s kingdom for centuries.
     17. adj. Being a single, unspecified thing; a; any.
           My aunt used to say, "One day is just like the other.".
     18. adj. Sole, only.
           He is the one man who can help you.
     19. adj. Whole, entire.
           Body and soul are not separate; they are one.
     20. adj. In agreement.
           We are one on the importance of learning.
     21. adj. The same.
           The two types look very different, but are one species.
     22. adj. Being a preeminent example.
           He is one hell of a guy.
     23. adj. Being an unknown person with the specified name; see also "a certain".
           The town records from 1843 showed the overnight incarceration of one “A. Lincoln”.
     24. v. (obsolete, transitive) To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite.
for one brief moment
one of the town girls
way
     1. n. To do with a place or places.:
     2. n.          A road, a direction, a (physical or conceptual) path from one place to another.
                   Do you know the way to the airport?  Come this way and I'll show you a shortcut.  It's a long way from here.
     3. n.          A means to enter or leave a place.
                   We got into the cinema through the back way.
     4. n.          A roughly-defined geographical area.
                   If you're ever 'round this way, come over and visit me.
     5. n. A method or manner of doing something; a mannerism.
           You're going about it the wrong way.  He's known for his quirky ways.  I don't like the way she looks at me.
     6. n. A state or condition
           When I returned home, I found my house and belongings in a most terrible way.
     7. n. Personal interaction.:
     8. n.          Possibility (usually in the phrases 'any way' and 'no way').
                   There's no way I'm going to clean up after you.
     9. n.          Determined course; resolved mode of action or conduct.
                   My little sister always whines until she gets her way.
     10. n. (paganism) A tradition within the modern pagan faith of Heathenry, dedication to a specific deity or craft, Way of wyrd, Way of runes, Way of Thor etc.
     11. n. (nautical) Speed, progress, momentum.
     12. n. A degree, an amount, a sense.
           In a large way, crocodiles and alligators are similar.
     13. n. (US, As the head of an interjectory clause) Acknowledges that a task has been done well, chiefly in expressions of sarcastic congratulation.
           Way to ruin the moment, guys.
     14. n. (plural only) The timbers of shipyard stocks that slope into the water and along which a ship or large boat is launched.
     15. n. (plural only) The longitudinal guiding surfaces on the bed of a planer, lathe, etc. along which a table or carriage moves.
     16. interj. (only in reply to no way) It is true.
     17. v. (obsolete) To travel.
     18. adv. (informal, with comparative or modified adjective) Much.
           I'm way too tired to do that.
           I'm a way better singer than Emma.
     19. adv. (slang) Very.
           I'm way tired
           String theory is way cool, except for the math.
     20. adv. (informal) Far.
           I used to live way over there.
           The farmhouse is way down the bottom of the hill.
     21. n. The letter for the w sound in Pitman shorthand.
by the way
in a covert way
or
     1. conj. Connects at least two alternative words, phrases, clauses, sentences, etc. each of which could make a passage true. In English, this is the "inclusive or." The "exclusive or" is formed by "either(...)
           In Ohio, anyone under the age of 18 who wants a tattoo or body piercing needs the consent of a parent or guardian.
           He might get cancer, or be hit by a bus, or God knows what.
     2. conj. (logic) An operator denoting the disjunction of two propositions or truth values. There are two forms, the inclusive or and the exclusive or.
     3. conj. Counts the elements before and after as two possibilities.
     4. conj. Otherwise (a consequence of the condition that the previous is false).
           It's raining! Come inside or you'll catch a cold!
     5. conj. Connects two equivalent names.
           The country Myanmar, or Burma
     6. n. (logic, electronics) alternative form of OR
     7. n. (tincture) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     8. adj. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     9. adv. (obsolete) Early (on).
     10. adv. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
     11. prep. (now archaic, or dialect) Before; ere.
or to sit down
or sudden feeling
another
     1. det. One more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect.
           Yes, I'd like another slice of cake, thanks.
     2. det. Not the same; different.
           Do you know another way to do this job?
     3. det. Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; anyone else; someone else.
           He has never known another like her.
     4. pron. An additional one of the same kind.
           This napkin fell to the floor, could you please bring me another?
     5. pron. One that is different from the current one.
           I saw one movie, but I think I will see another.
     6. pron. One of a group of things of the same kind.
           His interests keep shifting from one thing to another.
I have another theory
and, with another sigh
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