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foot·path

 (fo͝ot′păth′, -päth′)
n.
A narrow path for persons on foot.

footpath

(ˈfʊtˌpɑːθ)
n
1. a narrow path for walkers only
2. (Civil Engineering) chiefly Brit and Austral and NZ another word for pavement

foot•path

(ˈfʊtˌpæθ, -ˌpɑθ)

n., pl. -paths (-ˌpæðz, -ˌpɑðz, -ˌpæθs, -ˌpɑθs)
a path for people going on foot.
[1520–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.footpath - a trodden pathfootpath - a trodden path      
path - a way especially designed for a particular use

footpath

noun (Austral.) pavement, sidewalk (U.S. & Canad.) A car mounted the footpath and demolished the fence.
Translations
pěšina
gangsti
polku
pješačka staza
gyalogút
göngustígur
歩行者用の小道
보도
pešpot
gångstig
ทางเดิน
đường đi bộ

footpath

[ˈfʊtpɑːθ] N (= track) → sendero m, vereda f; (= pavement) → acera f, vereda f (Andes, S. Cone), andén m (CAm, Col), banqueta f (Mex)

footpath

[ˈfʊtpɑːθ] n
(in countryside)sentier m
Jane followed the footpath through the forest → Jane a suivi le sentier à travers la forêt.
a public footpath → un sentier public
(in street)trottoir mfoot patrol npatrouille f à pied

footpath

[ˈfʊtˌpɑːθ] n (track) → sentiero

foot

(fut) plural feet (fiːt) noun
1. the part of the leg on which a person or animal stands or walks. My feet are very sore from walking so far.
2. the lower part of anything. at the foot of the hill.
3. (plural often foot ; often abbreviated to ft when written) a measure of length equal to twelve inches (30.48 cm). He is five feet/foot six inches tall; a four-foot wall.
ˈfooting noun
1. balance. It was difficult to keep his footing on the narrow path.
2. foundation. The business is now on a firm footing.
ˈfootball noun
1. a game played by kicking a large ball. The children played football; (also adjective) a football fan.
2. the ball used in this game.
ˈfoothill noun
a small hill at the foot of a mountain. the foothills of the Alps.
ˈfoothold noun
a place to put one's feet when climbing. to find footholds on the slippery rock.
ˈfootlight noun
(in a theatre) a light which shines on the actors etc from the front of the stage.
ˈfootmanplural ˈfootmen noun
a male servant wearing a uniform. The footman opened the door.
ˈfootmark noun
a footprint. He left dirty footmarks.
ˈfootnote noun
a note at the bottom of a page. The footnotes referred to other chapters of the book.
ˈfootpath noun
a path or way for walking, not for cars, bicycles etc. You can go by the footpath.
ˈfootprint noun
the mark or impression of a foot. She followed his footprints through the snow.
ˈfootsore adjective
with painful feet from too much walking. He arrived, tired and footsore.
ˈfootstep noun
the sound of a foot. She heard his footsteps on the stairs.
ˈfootwear noun
boots, shoes, slippers etc. He always buys expensive footwear.
follow in someone's footsteps
to do the same as someone has done before one. When he joined the police force he was following in his father's footsteps.
foot the bill
to be the person who pays the bill.
on foot
walking. She arrived at the house on foot.
put one's foot down
to be firm about something. I put my foot down and refused.
put one's foot in it
to say or do something stupid. I really put my foot in it when I asked about his wife – she had just run away with his friend!

footpath

طَرِيقٌ لِلمَارَّة pěšina gangsti Fußweg μονοπάτι sendero polku sentier pješačka staza sentiero 歩行者用の小道 보도 voetpad gangsti chodnik caminho para peões, trilha пешеходная дорожка gångstig ทางเดิน patika đường đi bộ 小路
References in classic literature ?
He pursued his retreat, careless in what direction it might take him, to a footpath across the fields, which led to the highroad and the railway station.
Anxious to separate herself from them as far as she could, she soon afterwards took possession of a narrow footpath, a little raised on one side of the lane, leaving them together in the main road.
To avoid meeting any possible wayfarers he left the high road, and took a footpath under some fir-trees.
He took the same route; and arriving at a footpath across the fields: which he knew, after some distance, led out again into the road; struck into it, and walked quickly on.
The two brothers glowered at Little John when he so pushed himself betwixt them, then they drew as far away from him as they could, so that the yeoman walked in the middle of the road, while they rode on the footpath on either side of the way.
As a blind one did I once walk in blessed ways: then did ye cast filth on the blind one's course: and now is he disgusted with the old footpath.
As we went by the footpath and beside the gateposts and the unfinished lodge, we kept looking back at the house of my fathers.
A footpath ran through our field, and very often the great boys passing through would fling stones to make us gallop.
Straight out at the back; by our threshing floor, my dear, and hemp patches; there's a little footpath.
The road to Farringdon ran along one side of it, and the brook by the side of the road; and above the brook was another large, gentle, sloping pasture-land, with a footpath running down it from the churchyard; and the old church, the originator of all the mirth, towered up with its gray walls and lancet windows, overlooking and sanctioning the whole, though its own share therein had been forgotten.
And of those who in this way beat out a footpath such as these gentlemen have just been complaining about, which are the real offenders, the workers or the people who are simply amusing themselves?
Then she plunged into the footpath through the trees.