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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  -ways  \-ways\ 
  A  suffix  formed  from  way  by  the  addition  of  the  adverbial  -s 
  (see  {-wards}).  It  is  often  used  interchangeably  with  wise; 
  as  endways  or  endwise;  noways  or  nowise,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ways 
  n  1:  the  property  of  distance  in  general;  "it's  a  long  way  to 
  Moscow";  (colloquial)  "he  went  a  long  ways"  [syn:  {way}] 
  2:  sloping  way  down  to  the  water  where  ships  are  built  or 
  repaired  [syn:  {shipway},  {slipway}] 
  adv  :  n  is  between  2  and  infinity;  "They  split  the  loot  four  ways" 
  [syn:  {n-ways}] 




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