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. [P ATH.]
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].
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.
QUOTATIONS: Hæ tibi erunt artes.
The noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high-road that leads him to England.Johnson