Words Like LEEWAY
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8 Alternative Words Similar to leeway
10 definitions of leeway
The lateral movement of a ship to the leeward of her course; drift.
a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
(of a ship or plane) sideways drift
The drift of a ship or an aircraft to leeward of the course being steered.
A margin of freedom or variation, as of activity, time, or expenditure; latitude. See Synonyms at room.
The lateral movement of a ship to the leeward of her course, or the angle formed between the line of the ship's keel and the line which she actually describes through the water; the deviation from her true course which a vessel makes by drifting to leeward.
Hence Loss of progress in general; a falling behind; retrogression: as, to be making leeway financially.
The drift of a ship or airplane in a leeward direction.
A varying degree or amount of freedom or flexibility; margin, latitude, elbowroom.
An adverse discrepancy or variation in a cumulative process, usually in make up leeway.