Antonyms
Etymology

1. leeway

noun. ['ˈliːˌweɪ'] (of a ship or plane) sideways drift.

Antonyms

  • sameness

Etymology

  • lee (English)
  • way (English)
  • weg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Leeway

  • preway
  • freeway
  • seaway
  • gway

How to spell leeway? Is it liway? Or lee-way? Common misspellings are:

  • liway
  • lee-way

Example sentences of the word leeway


1. Noun, singular or mass
If a three-car garage is on the back or side of a home, you have more leeway.

2. leeway

noun. ['ˈliːˌweɪ'] a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits.

Synonyms

  • allowance
  • divergence
  • discrepancy
  • margin
  • disagreement
  • variance

Antonyms

  • unpermissive
  • unpermissiveness
  • narrow-mindedness
  • intolerance

Etymology

  • lee (English)
  • way (English)
  • weg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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