HyperDic: path

English > 4 senses of the word path:
NOUNactpath, way, way of lifea course of conduct
artifactpatha way especially designed for a particular use
locationpath, route, itineraryan established line of travel or access
objectpath, track, coursea line or route along which something travels or moves
path > pronunciation
Soundspae'th
Rhymesaftermath ... wrath: 12 rhymes with aeth...
English > path: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA course of conduct.
Examples
  • "the path of virtue"
  • "our paths in life led us apart"
  • "genius usually follows a revolutionary path"
Synonymsway, way of life
NarrowerSunnah, Sunna, hadith(Islam) the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of Muhammad and interpretations of the Koran
ambages(archaic) roundabout or mysterious ways of action
primrose pathA life of ease / ease and pleasure
straight and narrow, strait and narrowThe way of proper and honest behavior
warpathA course leading to warfare or battle
Broadercourse, course of actionA mode of action
Spanishcamino, estilo de vida, senda, trayectoria, vía, vida
Catalancamí, manera de vida, vida
English > path: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA way especially designed for a particular use.
Narrowerbridle path, bridle roadA path suitable for riding or leading horses (but not for cars)
crossing, crosswalk, crossoverA path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other
laneA well-defined track or path
pathway, footpathA trodden path
towpath, towing pathA path along a canal or river used by animals towing boats
walk, walkway, paseoA path set aside for walking
BroaderwayAny artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
Spanishcamino, senda
Catalancamí, senda, sender
English > path: 4 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningAn established line of travel or access.
Synonymsroute, itinerary
InstancesNorthwest PassageA water route between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean along the northern coast of North America
Narrowerair lane, flight path, airway, skywayA designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another
beat, roundA regular route for a sentry or policeman
beelineThe most direct route
bus routeThe route regularly followed by a passenger bus
circuitAn established itinerary of venues or events that a particular group of people travel to
crosscutA diagonal path
direction, wayA line leading to a place or point
fairwayThe usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or coastal waters
feeder lineA branching path off of a main transportation line (especially an airline)
flight pathThe path of a rocket or projectile or aircraft through the air
line of fireThe path of a missile discharged from a firearm
line of flightThe path along which a freely moving object travels through the air
line of marchThe route along which a column advances
main lineThe principal route of a transportation system
migration route, flywayThe geographic route along which birds customarily migrate
orbit, celestial orbitThe (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another
orbit, electron orbitThe path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom
paper route, paper roundThe route taken when delivering newspapers every day
supply line, supply routeA route over which supplies can be delivered
track, data track(computer science) one of the circular magnetic paths on a magnetic disk that serve as a guide for writing and reading data
trade routeA route followed by traders (usually in caravans)
traffic pattern, approach pattern, patternThe path that is prescribed for an airplane that is preparing to land at an airport
BroaderlineA spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
Spanishcamino, itinerario, recorrido, ruta
Catalancamí, itinerari, recorregut, ruta
English > path: 4 senses > noun 4, object
MeaningA line or route along which something travels or moves.
Example"the hurricane demolished houses in its path"
Synonymstrack, course
Narrowercollision courseA course of a moving object that will lead to a collision if it continues unchanged
inside trackThe inner side of a curved racecourse
roundThe course along which communications spread
stepsThe course along which a person has walked or is walking in
swath, beltA path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing)
trailA track or mark left by something that has passed
BroaderlineA spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
Spanishcamino, curso, dirección, trayectoria
Catalancamí, curs, direcció, trajectòria

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