noun (esp. BrE)
follow, take, use
keep to
follow sth, lead, run

The footpath runs along the canal.

cross sth

a footpath crossing farmland

link sth

the footpath linking Sprotton and Lumm

network, system
along a/the footpath

We walked along the footpath.

by (a/the) footpath

The monastery is an hour away by footpath.

down a/the footpath, on the footpath

We stood on the footpath and waited for a gap in the traffic.

up a/the footpath
footpath across, footpath along, footpath alongside, footpath from, footpath over, footpath through, footpath to

the footpath through the woods

Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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  • footpath — (n.) also foot path 1520s, from FOOT (Cf. foot) (n.) + PATH (Cf. path) …   Etymology dictionary

  • footpath — ► NOUN ▪ a path for people to walk along, especially a right of way in the countryside …   English terms dictionary

  • footpath — [foot′path΄] n. a narrow path for use by pedestrians only …   English World dictionary

  • footpath — UK [ˈfʊtˌpɑːθ] / US [ˈfʊtˌpɑθ] noun [countable] Word forms footpath : singular footpath plural footpaths 1) a path used only for walking, usually in the countryside 2) British a pavement 1) …   English dictionary

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  • footpath — noun Date: 1526 a narrow path for pedestrians …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • footpath — noun /fʊtpɑːθ/ A path for pedestrians …   Wiktionary

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