take/follow the path/line of least resistance

Definition of take/follow the path/line of least resistance

  1. :  to choose the easiest way to do something instead of trying to choose the best way

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

followplay
  1. :  to go, proceed, or come after

    :  to engage in as a calling or way of life :  pursue

    :  to walk or proceed along

  1. :  the act or process of following

    :  forward spin given to a ball by striking it above center — compare draw, english

pathplay
  1. :  a trodden way

    :  a track specially constructed for a particular use

    :  course, route

lineplay
  1. :  a length of cord or cord-like material: such as

    :  a comparatively strong slender cord

    :  clothesline

  1. :  to mark or cover with a line or lines

    :  to depict with lines :  draw

    :  to place or form a line along

  1. :  to cover the inner surface of

    :  to put something in the inside of :  fill

    :  to serve as the lining of

leastplay
  1. : superlative of1little

    :  lowest in importance or position

    :  smallest in size or degree

  1. :  one that is least

  1. : superlative of2little

    :  in the smallest or lowest degree

resistanceplay
  1. :  an act or instance of resisting :  opposition

    :  a means of resisting

    :  the power or capacity to resist: such as

  1. :  of, relating to, or being exercise involving pushing or pulling against a source of resistance (such as a weight) to increase strength


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