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Definitions and Synonyms of out-of-the-way | Another word for out-of-the-way | What is out-of-the-way?

Definition 1: 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 2: 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 3: 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 4: 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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