|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers|
|Division (I) Individual Volition|
| Section II. Prospective Volition|
| 1. Conceptional Volition|
|627. Method. [PATH.]|
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|NOUN:||METHOD, way, manner, wise [rare, exc. in phrases], gait, form, mode, fashion, tone, guise; modus operandi [L.]; procedure (line of conduct) [See Conduct].|
PATH, road, route, course; line of way, line of road; trajectory, orbit, track, beat, tack.
STEPS; stair, staircase; flight of -steps, - stairs; ladder, stile; perron.
BRIDGE, footbridge, viaduct, pontoon, stepping-stone, plank, gangway; drawbridge.
pass, ford, ferry, tunnel; pipe [See Opening].
MEANS OF ACCESS, adit, entrance, approach, passage, cloister, covered way, lobby, corridor, aisle; alley, lane, vennel [Scot. & dial. Eng.], avenue, artery, channel; gateway (opening) [See Opening]; door, backdoor, backstairs; secret passage; covert way.
ROADWAY, express; thoroughfare; highway, macadam, parkway, boulevard; turnpike -, royal -, state -, coach- road; broad -, Kings -, Queens- highway; beaten -track, - path; horse -, bridle- -road, - track, - path; walk, trottoir [F.], footpath, pathway, pavement, flags, sidewalk, by-road, crossroad; by -, cross- -path, - way; cut; short cut & (mid-course) [See Mid-course]; carrefour [F.]; private -, occupation- road; highways and byways; railroad, railway, trolley track, tramroad, tramway; towpath; causeway; street (abode) [See Abode]; stairway, gangway; speedway; canal (conduit) [See Conduit].
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|ADVERB:||HOW; in what way, in what manner; by what mode; so, thus, in this way, after this fashion.|
ONE WAY OR ANOTHER, anyhow; somehow or other (instrumentality) [See Instrumentality]; by way of; viâ [L.]; in transitu [L.] [See Transference]; on the high road to, on the way to.
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- Hæ tibi erunt artes.
- The noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high-road that leads him to England.Johnson