# one-way

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allowing movement in only one direction

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

allowing travel in only one direction

I bought a one-way ticket to Leeds.

moving or permitting movement in one direction only; "one-way streets"; "a one-way ticket"
In one-way streets or traffic systems, vehicles can only travel along in one direction. He zoomed through junctions without stopping and sped the wrong way down a one-way street
A function or algorithm H, deterministic or randomized, is one-way if the task of inverting it is infeasible Inverting means finding a solution to an equation of the form H(x) = y in x, where y is randomly chosen RSAEP is widely believed to be one-way (given that the private key is kept secret), as are well-trusted cryptographic hash functions such as SHA-1 There are stronger notions of one-wayness, for example partial one-wayness
A term that refers to either one-way diffs or one-way pulleys
This is the most expensive ticket to purchase Your best bet is to try some of the low-cost or independent airlines As silly as it sounds, it might be more economical to purchase a round-trip ticket and simply throw out your return ticket
If you describe an agreement or a relationship as a one-way street, you mean that only one of the sides in the agreement or relationship is offering something or is benefitting from it. The experience of the last 10 years has shown that, for the Eurosceptics, loyalty is a one-way street; something you demand but do not give So trade between the two nations has been something of a one-way street, with Cuba deriving the benefit
One-way describes journeys which go to just one place, rather than to that place and then back again. The trailers will be rented for one-way trips
(O/W) An itinerary which does not include a return flight to the point of origination
A journey from an origin point A to destination point B, either via non-stop, direct, or connection service
moving or permitting movement in one direction only; "one-way streets"; "a one-way ticket
One-way glass or a one-way mirror is a piece of glass which acts as a mirror when looked at from one side, but acts as a window when looked through from the other side. They are used for watching people without their knowledge
If you say that a course of action is a one-way ticket to a place or situation, or is a one-way journey there, you are sure that it will lead to the place or situation mentioned. It seemed like a one-way ticket to riches, but then it all went wrong
Describes a journey in which a traveler begins in one location and ends the journey in another location
A one-way ticket or fare is for a journey from one place to another, but not back again. a one-way ticket from New York to Los Angeles. = single return One-way is also an adverb. Unrestricted fares will be increased as much as \$80 one-way
one-way mirror
A mirror reflecting images on one side and transparent on the other, often used by the police during an interrogation

The trainee interviews a client in a one-way mirror room or in front of a video camera while being observed by the supervisor, who guides the therapy by telephoning suggestions or bringing the trainee out for discussion. — Learning and Teaching Therapy by Jay Haley.

one-way mirrors
plural form of one-way mirror
one-way street
A thoroughfare in which traffic is only allowed to proceed in one direction
one-way ticket
A ticket granting permission to travel to a place but not back
one-way ticket
A course of action from which there is no way back

Voting Labour is a one way ticket to higher fuel prices.

one-way mirror
A mirror that is reflective on one side and transparent on the other, often used in surveillance. Also called two-way mirror
one-way light time
the elapsed time it takes for light (or radio signals) to travel between the Earth and a celestial object
one-way mirror
A mirror that is reflective on one side and transparent on the other, often used in surveillance. Also called two-way mirror. a mirror which can be used as a window by people secretly watching from the other side of it
one-way street
a street on which vehicular traffic is allowed to move in only one direction unilateral interaction; "cooperation cannot be a one-way street
one-way ticket
ticket that is not round-trip
any way one slices it
from any perspective; in every case

Any way you slice it, we have to get out of here and we have to take him with us.

go out of one's way
To make an extra effort

I wouldn't mind some help, but please don't go out of your way for me.

have one's way
to obtain the circumstances one wishes for; to do what one wishes to do, or to have others do what one wishes them to do

He held out to me a bowl of steaming broth, that filled the room with a savour sweeter, ten thousand times, to me than every rose and lily of the world; yet would not let me drink it at a gulp, but made me sip it with a spoon like any baby. Thus while I drank, he told me where I was, namely, in an attic at the Why Not?, but would not say more then, bidding me get to sleep again, and I should know all afterwards. And so it was ten days or more before youth and health had their way, and I was strong again; and all that time Elzevir Block sat by my bed, and nursed me tenderly as a woman. So piece by piece I learned the story of how they found me.

have one's way
to make love with someone
have one's way with
To engage in sexual intercourse with
have one's wicked way
To have sexual intercourse
make one's way
To move forward, usually toward a destination or goal, physically or conceptually
on one's way
In the direct route that one intends to travel

I can drop you at the station, as it is on my way home.

on one's way

If we're done, I'll be on my way.

out of one's way
Not in the direct route that one would normally use

I gave him a lift, even though his house was a little out of my way.

out of one's way
Used to order someone to give one clear passage

Out of my way!.

talk one's way out of
To avoid doing something by speaking to someone using (possibly false) logic and reasons

He managed to talk his way out of painting the fence.

there's more than one way to skin a cat
A problem generally has more than one solution
whichever way one slices it
from any perspective; in every case

Whichever way you slice it, we have to get out of here and we have to take him with us.

one way or the other
in this manner or in some other manner, either this way or that way, any way
go one's own way
(deyim) 1. Do what one pleases, especially differing from what others are doing, as in You go your way and I'll go mine, or He always insisted on going his own way. This expression, dating from about 1400, originally alluded to moving on in a particular direction. It can still do so, as in The delivery truck went on its way. By the late 1500s it was also being used figuratively.2. Proceed according to one's plans or wishes, as in Let's hope things will go my way this time. Applied to both events and people's actions, this thought is often expressed as everything's going one's way or going my way. For example, With her husband in charge, everything's going her way, or I trust you'll be going my way when we vote on this issue
go one's way
(deyim) 1. Do what one pleases, especially differing from what others are doing, as in You go your way and I'll go mine, or He always insisted on going his own way. This expression, dating from about 1400, originally alluded to moving on in a particular direction. It can still do so, as in The delivery truck went on its way. By the late 1500s it was also being used figuratively.2. Proceed according to one's plans or wishes, as in Let's hope things will go my way this time. Applied to both events and people's actions, this thought is often expressed as everything's going one's way or going my way. For example, With her husband in charge, everything's going her way, or I trust you'll be going my way when we vote on this issue
go out of one's way
To inconvenience oneself in doing something beyond what is required
come one's way
happen along the way, occur by chance; be lucky, it is his lucky hour
elbow one's way
push through, ram through, force oneself through, shove others aside with or as if with the elbows
feel one's way
grope, fumble, find one's way with the hands or sense of touch; progress intuitively or through trial and error
fight one's way
force one's way, push through
finding one's way
seeking a path, looking for a direction
force one's way
push through, forge a path
go one's way
depart, move on, leave
go out of one's way
inconvenience oneself to do something, bother or trouble to do something
grope one's way
feel one's way, guess one's way; proceed by trial and error, proceed uncertainly
have one's own way
do as one desires
have one's way
obtain what one requests; do as one pleases
hew one's way
make a way for oneself, force one's way through
lose one's way
get lost; become corrupt
make one's way
advance, move forward; succeed; overcome difficulties
one way
The distance in miles from the applicant's home to work
one way
A road that may only be used by traffic going in one direction only
one way
going in a single direction
one way
Machining in which motion is always done in the same direction Compare with zig zag or back and forth
one way communication
communication in which messages can only travel in one direction
one way cup
rubber band that allows a substance to pass only in one direction
one way or another
somehow, in some way
one way seal
rubber band that allows a substance to pass only in one direction
one way street
path which allows vehicles to travel only in one direction
pick one's way
{f} slowly and carefully choose the way to go
place obstacles in one's way
cause one problems, put blockades in one's path
plow one's way
move forward slowly and with effort
push one's way
force oneself through
put one in the way of
give an opportunity to -, give - a chance
see one's way
find one's way
steer one's way
pave the way, clear the way
thrust one's way
pave one's way, make one's own way
work one's way along
prepare the way for the future
work one's way through college
finance one's college education by working in a job
one-way

## Antonyme

retour, round trip

## Etymologie

(adjective.) 1824. See separate entries for one and way. First attested in 1906 in reference to one-way tickets; 1914 in reference to one-way streets; 1940 in reference to one-way mirrors

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