Definitions for: Path

[n] a course of conduct; "the path of virtue"; "we went our separate ways"; "our paths in life led us apart"; "genius usually follows a revolutionary path"
[n] a way especially designed for a particular use
[n] an established line of travel or access
[n] a line or route along which something travels or moves; "the hurricane demolished houses in its path"; "the track of an animal"; "the course of the river"

Webster (1913) Definition: Path (p[.a]th), n.; pl. Paths (p[.a][th]z). [As.
p[ae][eth], pa[eth]; akin to D. pad, G. pfad, of uncertain
origin; cf. Gr. pa`tos, Skr. patha, path. [root]21.]
1. A trodden way; a footway.

The dewy paths of meadows we will tread. --Dryden.

2. A way, course, or track, in which anything moves or has
moved; route; passage; an established way; as, the path of
a meteor, of a caravan, of a storm, of a pestilence. Also
used figuratively, of a course of life or action.

All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth. --Ps.
xxv. 10.

The paths of glory lead but to the grave. --Gray.

Path (p[.a][th]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pathed
(p[.a][th]d); pr.p. & vb. n. Pathing.]
To make a path in, or on (something), or for (some one). [R.]
``Pathing young Henry's unadvised ways.'' --Drayton.

Path, v. i.
To walk or go. [R.] --Shak.

Synonyms: course, itinerary, route, track, way, way of life

See Also: air lane, airway, approach pattern, beat, beeline, belt, bridle path, bridle road, bus route, celestial orbit, circuit, collision course, course, course of action, crosscut, crossing, crosswalk, data track, direction, electron orbit, fairway, feeder line, flight path, flyway, footpath, free-living, inside track, lane, line, line, line of fire, line of flight, line of march, main line, migration route, Northwest Passage, orbit, paseo, pathway, pattern, primrose path, round, round, steps, straight and narrow, strait and narrow, supply line, supply route, swath, towing path, towpath, track, trade route, traffic pattern, trail, vanity fair, walk, walkway, warpath, way, way

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