Meaning of PATH in English

PATH

/ pɑːθ; NAmE pæθ/ (also path·way ) noun

1.

a way or track that is built or is made by the action of people walking :

a concrete path

the garden path

Follow the path through the woods.

to walk along a path

The path led up a steep hill.

a coastal path

—see also footpath

2.

a line along which sb/sth moves; the space in front of sb/sth as they move

SYN way :

He threw himself into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

The avalanche forced its way down the mountain, crushing everything in its path .

Three men blocked her path.

—see also flight path

3.

a plan of action or a way of achieving sth :

a career path

the path to success

IDIOMS

see beat verb , cross verb , lead (I) verb , primrose , smooth verb

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WORD ORIGIN

Old English pæth , of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch pad , German Pfad , of unknown ultimate origin.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.