What does -ways mean?

-ways in AZ Dictionary

(s) In a specified method, way, direction, or position: laterally.
(s) toward, when you look at the path towards.
A suffix formed from method by the addition of the adverbial -s (see -wards). It's used interchangeably with wise
(n) structure composed of a sloping way-down to the water from destination where boats are designed or fixed

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  • Hypernym for "-ways"
    • structure, construction
  • Form for "-ways"
    • Way
  • Same Context for "-ways"
    • fingers, classes, o'clock, hours, hands
  • Variant for "-ways"
    • -wards
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