2. Often used figuratively to indicate a distance or direction: "Wanda and Bonnie still have a long ways to go to complete their task; in other words, they still have a lot of work to do."
How many ways can Tracy tell Greg that he weighs too much?
2. The whole way; the entire distance, from start to finish: "He ran all the way home by himself."
2. The entire distance, from start to finish: All ways will be checked by the school staff to see what they need to do to for the poor child.
3. Every method, all possible techniques: The teachers tried in all ways to interest Mary in studying.
2. Eternally, forever, perpetually: Abelard vowed that he would always love Heloise.
3. At any time; in any event: Jacob was told by the counselor that he could always get another job if he wanted to.
Even though Kimberly believed that she could always get a new job, she found out that she had to explore all ways of getting new employment; including advertising and talking with friends, before she could get the job that she really wanted.