|—n , pl paths|
|1.||a road or way, esp a narrow trodden track|
|2.||a surfaced walk, as through a garden|
|3.||the course or direction in which something moves: the path of a whirlwind|
|4.||a course of conduct: the path of virtue|
|5.||computing the directions for reaching a particular file or directory, as traced hierarchically through each of the parent directories usually from the root; the file or directoryand all parent directories are separated from one another in the path by slashes|
|[Old English pæth; related to Old High German, German Pfad]|
A practitioner of a specified kind of medical treatment: naturopath.
One affected by a specified kind of disorder: sociopath.
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