What does one-way mean?

Definitions for one-way

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. one-way(adj)

    moving or permitting movement in one direction only

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


  1. one-way(adj.)

    (Transportation) Pertaining to or valid for transportation in one direction between two points; as, a one-way ticket; a one-way fare. Opposed to round-trip.


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of one-way in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of one-way in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Garry Kasparov:

    I don't buy one-way tickets.

  2. Harold Pollack:

    That’s one way to phase it in.

  3. England Governor Mark Carney:

    It is not a one-way street, however.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    It’s going to happen one way or another.

  5. Kahlil Gibran:

    Fear of the devil is one way of doubting God.

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