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Definition of "path" []

  • A trodden track or way. (noun)
  • A road, way, or track made for a particular purpose: a bicycle path. (noun)
  • The route or course along which something travels or moves: the path of a hurricane. (noun)
  • A course of action or conduct: the path of righteousness. (noun)
  • Computer Science A sequence of commands or a link between points that is needed to reach a particular goal. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "path" in a sentence
  • "This prejudice, although in the treatment of the diseases before us, it is founded on no other reasons but ignorance, lack of courage and the habit of travelling the old trodden path -- the same _regular path_ which thousands and millions have travelled not to return -- neither you, dear reader, nor I, shall be able to conquer by words."
  • "Moreover, whatever knowledge or purpose the path exhibits must be _in the path_, must be a property of the atoms of which it is composed."
  • "You can do this by adding this snippet to your. vimrc: import vim for p in sys. path: if os. path.isdir (p): vim. command (r "set path+ = % s" % (p. replace ( "", r "\")))"