Definitions for routerut, raʊt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

routerut, raʊt(n.; v.)rout•ed, rout•ing.

  1. (n.)a course, way, or road for passage or travel.

  2. a customary or regular line of passage or travel.

  3. a specific itinerary or round of stops regularly visited by a person in the performance of a job:

    a newspaper route.

  4. (v.t.)to fix the route of:

    to route a tour.

  5. to send, direct, or forward by a particular route:

    Calls were routed through the switchboard.

Origin of route:

1175–1225; ME: way, course < OF < VL *rupta(via) broken, i.e., freshly made, forced (way), L: fem. ptp. of rumpere to break; cf. rout1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. path, route, itinerary(noun)

    an established line of travel or access

  2. road, route(verb)

    an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation

  3. route(verb)

    send documents or materials to appropriate destinations

  4. route(verb)

    send via a specific route

  5. route(verb)

    divert in a specified direction

    "divert the low voltage to the engine cylinders"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. route(noun)ʊt

    a particular way of getting to a place

    What's the fastest route to downtown?

  2. routeʊt

    the fixed path that a bus, train, etc. travels each trip

    a bus driver on her route

  3. routeʊt

    used in the U.S. before a number to indicate a particular road

    Route 99

Wiktionary

  1. route(Noun)

    A course or way which is traveled or passed.

  2. route(Noun)

    A regular itinerary of stops, or the path followed between these stops, such as for delivery or passenger transportation.

  3. route(Noun)

    A road or path; often specifically a highway.

    Follow Route 49 out of town.

  4. route(Noun)

    An option for how to solve a given problem or achieve a given goal: a method, a way, a path, an approach.

  5. route(Verb)

    To direct or divert along a particular course.

    All incoming mail was routed through a single office.

  6. route(Verb)

    to connect two local area networks, thereby forming an internet

  7. Origin: route, rote

Webster Dictionary

  1. Route(noun)

    the course or way which is traveled or passed, or is to be passed; a passing; a course; a road or path; a march

Freebase

  1. Route

    A route in a geographic information system (GIS) is: ⁕Any line feature, such as a street, highway, river, or pipe, that has a unique identifier. ⁕A path through a network.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. route

    The prescribed course to be traveled from a specific point of origin to a specific destination. See also controlled route; dispatch route; lateral route; reserved route; supervised route.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'route' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1880

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'route' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1728

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'route' in Nouns Frequency: #609


Translations for route

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

route(noun)

a way of getting somewhere; a road

Our route took us through the mountains.

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