ways vs way :

ways or way

To use "ways to go" is not a way to go. If you complement someone with "ways to go" is like telling them that they are confused and do not know which way to go. "Ways to go" is incorrect. "Way to go" is correct.

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Definitions

  • n  structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired
  • n  how something is done or how it happens
  • n  how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
  • n  a line leading to a place or point
  • n  the condition of things generally
  • n  a course of conduct
    we went our separate ways
  • n  any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
  • n  a journey or passage
  • n  space for movement
  • n  the property of distance in general
    he went a long ways
  • n  doing as one pleases or chooses
  • n  a general category of things; used in the expression `in the way of'
  • n  a portion of something divided into shares
    they split the loot three ways

  • n  how something is done or how it happens
    a lonely way of life
  • n  how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    the true way to success
  • n  a line leading to a place or point
    didn't know the way home
  • n  the condition of things generally
    that's the way it is
    I felt the same way
  • n  a course of conduct
    we went our separate ways
  • n  any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
    he said he was looking for the way out
  • n  a journey or passage
    they are on the way
  • n  space for movement
    make way for
  • n  the property of distance in general
    it's a long way to Moscow
    he went a long ways
  • n  doing as one pleases or chooses
    if I had my way
  • n  a general category of things; used in the expression `in the way of'
    they didn't have much in the way of clothing
  • n  a portion of something divided into shares
    they split the loot three ways
  • r  to a great degree or by a great distance; very much (`right smart' is regional in the United States)
    way over budget
    way off base
News & Articles


  • United Way to host Power of the Purse at Canoe Club
    MIDDLETOWN >> The Fifth Annual Power of the Purse fundraiser of the Middlesex United Way Women’s Initiative will be held on Thursday, June 27, at the Mattabesett Canoe Club, 80 Harbor Drive, at 5:30 p.m.
    June 16, 2013 - The Middletown Press
  • Barnecuts Admiral Way Service Station sold after 90 years of ownership
    A fixture in West Seattle business, Barnecut's Admiral Way Service station at 4100 SW Admiral Way has been sold to Marc Gartin. Gartin is also the owner of the Admiral Theater building, the Bartell Drugs property, and the Admiral Way Chevron station land. Dick Barnecut, whose father George Barnecut Sr. founded a service station in the Admiral District in 1923, said, "My dad was in business ...
    June 16, 2013 - West Seattle Herald
  • Wrong-way driver on U.S. 30 prompts 911 calls
    A wrong-way driver on U.S. 30 in Hancock County prompted several motorists to make emergency calls to the Hancock County Sheriff's Office on Thursday night.
    June 15, 2013 - The Findlay Courier