What does route mean?

Definitions for routerut, raʊt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word route.

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"

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

  2. Origin: [OE. & F. route, OF. rote, fr. L. rupta (sc. via), fr. ruptus, p. p. of rumpere to break; hence, literally, a broken or beaten way or path. See Rout, and cf. Rut a track.]

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Route

    rōōt, n. a course to be traversed: a line of march: road: track.—n. Route′-step, an order of march in which soldiers are not required to keep step.—Star route, in the United States, a post route by means other than steam, the blank contracts for which have three groups of four stars. [Fr.,—L. rupta (via), 'a broken way.']

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

Anagrams for route »

  1. outer, outre, outré

  2. Outré

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of route in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of route in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bobby Clarke:

    We take the shortest route to the puck and arrive in ill humor.

  2. Hasan Edmonds:

    I know several Muslims have been caught attempting the Turkey route so tell me why not many Americans take the Egypt route. I am open to either way.

  3. Charles Caleb Colton:

    Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    I chose not to discuss it at the time because I did not want to imperil the safety and well-being of Mr. Gross, who, as I understood it, was either en route or potentially en route within a few hours.

  5. Hasan Edmonds:

    They try hard to keep people like him trapped in America, i know several Muslims have been caught attempting the Turkey route so tell me why not many Americans take the Egypt route. I am open to either way.

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