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TWO-WAY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does two-way mean? 

TWO-WAY (adjective)
  The adjective TWO-WAY has 3 senses:

1. supported by both sides
2. involving two parts or elements
3. operating or permitting operation in either of two opposite directions

  Familiarity information: TWO-WAY used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


TWO-WAY (adjective)


Sense 1two-way [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Supported by both sides

Synonyms:

bipartisan; bipartizan; two-party; two-way

Context example:

a two-way treaty

Similar:

nonpartisan; nonpartizan (free from party affiliation or bias)


Sense 2two-way [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Involving two parts or elements

Synonyms:

two-part; bipartite; two-way

Context examples:

a bipartite document / a two-way treaty

Similar:

many-sided; multilateral (having many parts or sides)


Sense 3two-way [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Operating or permitting operation in either of two opposite directions

Context examples:

a two-way valve / two-way traffic / two-way streets

Similar:

bidirectional (reactive or functioning or allowing movement in two usually opposite directions)


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