1 footpath, footway, pathway, towpath, track, trail, walkway (chiefly U.S.)
2 avenue, course, direction, passage, procedure, road, route, track, walk, way
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path ( paths plural )
1 n-count A path is a long strip of ground which people walk along to get from one place to another.
We followed the path along the clifftops..., Feet had worn a path in the rock..., He went up the garden path to knock on the door.
2 n-count Your path is the space ahead of you as you move along.
usu poss N
A group of reporters blocked his path...
3 n-count The path of something is the line which it moves along in a particular direction.
He stepped without looking into the path of a reversing car.
4 n-count A path that you take is a particular course of action or way of achieving something.
oft N of/to n
The opposition appear to have chosen the path of cooperation rather than confrontation...
5 n-count You can say that something is in your path or blocking your path to mean that it is preventing you from doing or achieving what you want.
usu with poss
The Church of England put a serious obstacle in the path of women who want to become priests.
6 If you cross someone's path or if your paths cross, you meet them by chance.
sb's paths cross/cross sb's path phrase V inflects It was highly unlikely that their paths would cross again...
bridle path ( bridle paths plural ) , bridlepath A bridle path is a path intended for people riding horses. n-count
cycle path ( cycle paths plural ) A cycle path is a special path on which people can travel by bicycle separately from motor vehicles. n-count
Traduction Dictionnaire Collins Anglais pour Apprenants
meet; cross each other's lives; be brought together
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