- lee|way [ˈli:weı] n [U]1.) freedom to do things in the way you want toleeway in▪ The government does not have much leeway in foreign policy.leeway to do sth▪ Try to give teenagers more leeway to make their own decisions.2.) make up leewayBrE if you have to make up leeway, you have to do extra work because you have not done as much work as you should have done▪ We've got quite a lot of leeway to make up.
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leeway — ► NOUN 1) the amount of freedom to move or act that is available: we have a lot of leeway in how we do our jobs. 2) the sideways drift of a ship to leeward of the desired course. ● make up (the) leeway Cf. ↑make up the leeway … English terms dictionary
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Leeway — is the lateral movement of a ship to the leeward of her course; drift. Just as a vessel s course is affected by the current of the water (set and drift), her course is also altered by wind. Vessels with greater surface area on the beam experience … Wikipedia
Leeway — Lee way (l[=e] w[=a] ), n. (Naut.) The lateral movement of a ship to the leeward of her course; drift. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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leeway — index freedom, margin (spare amount) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
leeway — 1660s, sideways drift of a ship caused by wind, from LEE (Cf. lee) + WAY (Cf. way). Figurative meaning extra space is by 1835 … Etymology dictionary
leeway — *room, berth, play, elbowroom, margin, clearance … New Dictionary of Synonyms
leeway — [n] room to move, grow elbow room*, extent, headway, latitude, margin, play, scope, space; concept 739 … New thesaurus
leeway — [lē′wā΄] n. 1. the leeward drift of a ship or aircraft from the course being steered 2. Informal a) margin of time, money, etc. b) room for freedom of action … English World dictionary