Meaning of PATH in English
/ pɑːθ; NAmE pæθ/ (also path·way ) noun
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
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
a plan of action or a way of achieving sth :
a career path
the path to success
see beat verb , cross verb , lead (I) verb , primrose , smooth verb
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. 2005