Definitions for one-way

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. moving or allowing movement in one direction only:

    one-way traffic; a one-way street.

  2. valid for travel in one direction only:

    a one-way ticket.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. operating, developing, etc., in one direction only:

    a one-way window.

  4. not reciprocated.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. one-way(adj)

    moving or permitting movement in one direction only

    "one-way streets"; "a one-way ticket"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. one-way(adjective)ʌn

    (of a road) for vehicles traveling in one direction only

    a one-way street; This street is one-way.

  2. one-wayʌn

    ≠ round-trip

    a one-way ticket to New York


  1. one-way(Adjective)

    allowing movement in only one direction

    The town centre is now a system of one-way streets.

  2. one-way(Adjective)

    allowing travel in only one direction

    I bought a one-way ticket to Leeds.

  3. Origin: See separate entries for one and way.

Translations for one-way

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


in which traffic can move in one direction only

a one-way street.

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