Way

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See also: way, 'way, and -way

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Etymology 1[edit]

From specific instances of way. In Christian contexts, a calque of the Ancient Greek terminology of the New Testament. In Chinese contexts, a calque of Chinese ‎(Dào).

Proper noun[edit]

Way

  1. (Christianity, with the definite article) Christianity.
    • 1946, The Bible, Revised Standard Version, Acts 9:1–2
      But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.
  2. (Chinese philosophy, with the definite article) Synonym of Tao: the way of nature and/or the ideal way in which to live one's life.
  3. (Sussex, with the definite article) Short for South Downs Way.
    We're walking along the Way now.

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Way

  1. A surname​.
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