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7 definitions found
 for path
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  path \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.
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              The dewy paths of meadows we will tread. --Dryden.
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     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.
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              All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth. --Ps.
                                                    xxv. 10.
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              The paths of glory lead but to the grave. --Gray.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Path \Path\ (p[.a][th]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pathed
     (p[.a][th]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Pathing.]
     To make a path in, or on (something), or for (some one). [R.]
     "Pathing young Henry's unadvised ways." --Drayton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Path \Path\, v. i.
     To walk or go. [R.] --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  path
      n 1: 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" [syn: way, path,
           way of life]
      2: a way especially designed for a particular use
      3: an established line of travel or access [syn: path,
         route, itinerary]
      4: 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" [syn: path, track,
         course]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  109 Moby Thesaurus words for "path":
     air lane, air line, air route, airway, alameda, approach, artery,
     avenue, beat, beaten path, beaten track, berm, bicycle path,
     boardwalk, boulevard, break, bridle path, broken circuit, catwalk,
     channel, circuit, circuital field, closed circuit,
     complete circuit, condensation trail, contrail, corridor, course,
     dead circuit, direction, drag, esplanade, fastwalk, flight path,
     foot pavement, footpath, footway, galvanic circuit, game plan,
     garden path, groove, highway, hiking trail, hot circuit, itinerary,
     lane, lateral circuit, leg, line, live circuit, loop,
     magnetic circuit, mall, means, method, microcircuit,
     multiple circuit, multiple series, orbit, parade, passage, pathway,
     piste, plan, prado, primrose path, printed circuit, procedure,
     process, promenade, public walk, road, round, route, run, runway,
     rut, scenario, scent, scheme, sea lane, series multiple, short,
     short circuit, shortcut, sidewalk, signs, spoor, strategy, street,
     technique, thoroughfare, tour, towing path, towpath, traces, track,
     trade route, trail, traject, trajectory, trajet, trottoir,
     vapor trail, vector field, wake, walk, walkway, way
  
  

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  path
   n.
  
      1. A bang path or explicitly routed Internet address; a node-by-node
      specification of a link between two machines. Though these are now obsolete
      as a form of addressing, they still show up in diagnostics and trace
      headers occasionally (e.g. in NNTP headers).
  
      2. [Unix] A filename, fully specified relative to the root directory (as
      opposed to relative to the current directory; the latter is sometimes
      called a relative path). This is also called a pathname.
  
      3. [Unix and MS-DOS/Windows] The search path, an environment variable
      specifying the directories in which the shell (COMMAND.COM, under MS-DOS)
      should look for commands. Other, similar constructs abound under Unix (for
      example, the C preprocessor has a search path it uses in looking for #
      include files).
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  path
  
     1.  pathname.
  
     2.  A bang path or explicitly routed Internet
     address; a node-by-node specification of a link between two
     machines.
  
     3.   The list of directories the kernel
     (under Unix) or the command interpreter (under MS-DOS)
     searches for executables.  It is stored as part of the
     environment in both operating systems.
  
     Other, similar constructs abound under Unix; the C
     preprocessor, for example, uses such a search path to
     locate "#include" files.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1996-11-21)
  

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