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Definition 1: so as not to obstruct or hinder - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where out of the way or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • put that box out of the way so that no one trips on it

Definition 2: murdered - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where out of the way or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the mob boss wanted his rival out of the way

Definition 3: in a remote location or at a distance from the usual route - [adverb denoting all]

Definition 4: improper; amiss - [adverb denoting all]

Definition 5: extraordinary; unusual - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where out of the way or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • such erratic behavior was out of the way for him

Definition 6: remote from populous or much-traveled regions - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where out of the way or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they found a quiet out-of-the-way resort

Synonyms for out of the way in the sense of this definition

(out of the way is similar to ...) located at a great distance in time or space or degree

"we come from a far country" "far corners of the earth" "the far future" "a far journey" "the far side of the road" "far from the truth" "far in the future"

Definition 7: dealt with; disposed of - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where out of the way or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I'm so relieved that my midterm is out of the way

Synonyms for out of the way in the sense of this definition

(out of the way is similar to ...) ended or brought to an end

"are you finished?" "gave me the finished manuscript"

Definition 8: improper or even offensive - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where out of the way or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • out-of-the-way remarks

Synonyms for out of the way in the sense of this definition

(out of the way is similar to ...) not suitable or right or appropriate

"slightly improper to dine alone with a married man" "improper medication" "improper attire for the golf course"

Definition 9: exceptional, unusual, or remarkable - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where out of the way or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • out-of-the-way information

Synonyms for out of the way in the sense of this definition

(out of the way is similar to ...) not usual or common or ordinary

"a scene of unusual beauty" "a man of unusual ability" "cruel and unusual punishment" "an unusual meteorite"

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