n. 25B6; noun
a path down to the beach : FOOTPATH, pathway, footway, pavement, track, trail, trackway, bridleway, bridle path, lane, alley, alleyway, passage, passageway; cycle path/track; N. Amer. sidewalk, bikeway.
journalists blocked his path : ROUTE, way, course; direction, bearing, line; orbit, trajectory.
the best path towards a settlement : COURSE OF ACTION, route, road, avenue, line, approach, tack, strategy, tactic.