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one-way

(wŭn′wā′)
adj.
1. Moving or permitting movement in one direction only: a one-way street.
2. Providing for travel in one direction only: a one-way ticket.

one-way

adj
1. moving or allowing travel in one direction only: one-way traffic.
2. entailing no reciprocal obligation, action, etc: a one-way agreement.

one′-way′



adj.
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.
3. operating, developing, etc., in one direction only: a one-way window.
4. not reciprocated.

one-way

- Came into English in 1906 in reference to travel tickets, in 1914 in reference to streets, and in 1940 in reference to windows, mirrors, etc.
See also related terms for streets.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.one-way - moving or permitting movement in one direction only; "one-way streets"; "a one-way ticket"
unidirectional - operating or moving or allowing movement in one direction only; "a unidirectional flow"; "a unidirectional antenna"; "a unidirectional approach to a problem"
Translations

one-way

[ˈwʌnweɪ] ADJ
1. [street] → de dirección única, de sentido único (esp LAm); [ticket] → de ida, sencillo (Mex)
one-way journeyviaje m sin retorno
"one-way traffic"dirección única, dirección obligatoria
2. (fig) [admiration etc] → no correspondido

one-way

[ˈwʌnˌweɪ] adj (traffic, street) → a senso unico; (ticket) → di sola andata

one

(wan) noun
1. the number or figure 1. One and one is two (1 + 1 = 2).
2. the age of 1. Babies start to talk at one.
pronoun
1. a single person or thing. She's the one I like the best; I'll buy the red one.
2. anyone; any person. One can see the city from here.
adjective
1. 1 in number. one person; He took one book.
2. aged 1. The baby will be one tomorrow.
3. of the same opinion etc. We are one in our love of freedom.
one-
having one (of something). a one-legged man.
oneˈself pronoun
1. used as the object of a verb, the subject of which is one. One should wash oneself every morning.
2. used in emphasis. One always has to do these things oneself.
one-night ˈstand noun
(slang) a one-night sex partner; sexual intercourse with a one-night partner.
one-ˈoff noun, adjective
(something) made, intended etc for one occasion only. It's just a one-off arrangement.
one-parent ˈfamily noun
(also single parent family) a family with only a mother or a father to look after the children.
one-ˈsided adjective
1. with one person or side having a great advantage over the other. a one-sided contest.
2. representing only one aspect of a subject. a one-sided discussion.
one-ˈway adjective
1. in which traffic can move in one direction only. a one-way street.
2. (especially American) valid for travel in one direction only. a one-way ticket.
one-year-old noun
a person or animal that is one year old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is one year old.
all one
just the same. It's all one to me what she does.
be one up on (a person)
to have an advantage over (someone). We brought out a book on this before our rivals so we're one up on them.
not be oneself
to look or feel ill, anxious etc. I'd better go home – I'm not myself today.
one and all
all (of a group). This was agreed by one and all.
one another
used as the object of a verb when an action takes place between people etc. They hit one another.
one by one
(of a number of people, things etc) one after the other. He examined all the vases one by one.
one or two
a few. I don't want a lot of nuts – I'll just take one or two.

one of is followed by a plural noun or pronoun, but takes a singular verb: One of the girls works as a hairdresser ; One of them is ill .
References in classic literature ?
Again, if some magistrates are elected either by vote or lot of all the citizens, or by the vote of some and the lot of some, or some one way and some another; that is to say, some by the vote of all, others by the lot of all, there will then be twelve different methods of electing the magistrates, without blending the two together.
The Fox thought first of one way, then of another, and while he was debating the hounds came nearer and nearer, and at last the Fox in his confusion was caught up by the hounds and soon killed by the huntsmen.
He added that piracy affects the lives of quite a large group of people from across the world, in more than one ways.
But a new report suggests that there are more than one ways different birth control methods may be associated with higher risk of developing gestational diabetes.
The realization of the full potential of the textile industry holds the key for making the turnaround in the economy because of its major share in the contribution of the GDP", he opined, adding that spinning of the wheels of the textile industry giving optimum productivity would serve the people in more than one ways and its accumulative positive impact cannot be underestimated.
In more than one ways, the uncertainty shrouding the frequent orders for reshuffling in the top bureaucracy and choosing of professionals to high positions is understandable; It takes time to form a reliable team to one's liking.
People have a million and one ways of getting online and The Money Shop, for instance, is a high street store.
There are a million and one ways to use social media to better your qualitative practice - yes, that many.
The problem with this is that a lot of streets that previousA[degrees] ly used to lead to one ways are now being used by twoA[degrees]way traffic.
Director Rakeysh Omprakesh Mehra told the publication that Singh has inspired the entire generation in more than one ways.
As one Ways to Work client described it, "1 didn't have a job problem; I had a transportation problem.
GOLF has never been on my list of number one ways to spend my time.