What are ways?

  • (adv): N is between 2 and infinity.
    Example: "They split the loot four ways"
    Synonyms: n-ways
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on ways, way:

State (theology) - Division of States
... These states are also designated "ways", because they are the ways of God by which souls are guided ... of the Pseudo-Dionysius into the "purgative way", the "illuminative way", and the "unitive way" ... Quietist "Spiritual Guide" was the following "These three kinds of way, the purgative, illuminative, and unitive, are the greatest absurdity in Mystical Theology" ...
School Bullying
... Men/boys usually bully other boys in physical ways like pushing, punching, and aggression, whereas females are more likely to spread rumors, talk bad about the person, etc ... Although they are different ways in which boys and girls do bullying a lot of the ways may be similar as well, and they both can be bullied or be the bullies ...
Catalan's Problem
... In mathematics, Catalan's problem asks the number of ways n + 1 factors can be completely parenthesized by n pairs of parentheses ... For example, the following are the 14 ways that 5 factors can be parenthesized (1 (2 (3 (4 5)))) (1 (2 ((3 4) 5))) (1 ((2 3) (4 5))) (1 ((2 (3 4)) 5)) (1 (((2 3) 4) 5)) ((1 2) (3 (4 5))) ((1 2) ((3 4) 5)) ((1 (2 ...

More definitions of "ways":

  • (noun): The property of distance in general.
    Example: "He went a long ways"
    Synonyms: way
  • (noun): Structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired.
    Synonyms: shipway, slipway

Famous quotes containing the word ways:

    No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow himself through the world, giving and receiving offence.
    Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881)

    Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin.
    Quentin Crisp (b. 1908)

    As I walked on the glacis I heard the sound of a bagpipe from the soldiers’ dwellings in the rock, and was further soothed and affected by the sight of a soldier’s cat walking up a cleated plank in a high loophole designed for mus-catry, as serene as Wisdom herself, and with a gracefully waving motion of her tail, as if her ways were ways of pleasantness and all her paths were peace.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)