Definition of beat a path
- They beat a path through the woods to the stream.
- If you work hard and well, success will beat a path to your door.
: to strike repeatedly:
: to hit repeatedly so as to inflict pain
: to walk on : tread
: a single stroke or blow especially in a series
: a sound produced by or as if by beating (see 1beat)
: a driving impact or force
: being in a state of exhaustion : exhausted
: sapped of resolution or morale
: of, relating to, or being beatniks
: a trodden way
: a track specially constructed for a particular use
: course, route
: pathological state : disease
: practitioner of a (specified) system of medicine that emphasizes one aspect of disease or its treatment
: one suffering from a disorder (of such a part or system)
: one perceiving
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