Meaning of under way
- (of a ship) no longer in port, at anchor, etc.; moving.
- no longer at rest, stationary, etc.; in motion; traveling: We'll put our bags in the car and be under way.
- proceeding; in progress: Plans are under way to sell the company.
Pronunciation: (un'dur-wā" for 1 un'dur-wā' for 2), [key]
- occurring while under way: the underway activities on a cruise ship.
- See(def. 1).
- under way (Thesaurus)