make way

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To give place or step aside.

Etymology:

  • Originally nautical
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'make way':

make wayTo make progress.
make wayTo progress through the water .
make wayan instruction to get out of the way of someone else, usually because they are carrying something and need a clear pathway. Compare with gangway.
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