What does Route mean?

Definitions for Route
rut, raʊtRoute

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. path, route, itinerarynoun

    an established line of travel or access

  2. road, routeverb

    an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation

  3. routeverb

    send documents or materials to appropriate destinations

  4. routeverb

    send via a specific route

  5. routeverb

    divert in a specified direction

    "divert the low voltage to the engine cylinders"

Wiktionary

  1. routenoun

    A course or way which is traveled or passed.

  2. routenoun

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

  3. routenoun

    A road or path; often specifically a highway.

    Follow Route 49 out of town.

  4. routenoun

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

  5. routeverb

    To direct or divert along a particular course.

    All incoming mail was routed through a single office.

  6. routeverb

    to connect two local area networks, thereby forming an internet

  7. Etymology: route, rote

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

Webster Dictionary

  1. Routenoun

    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. Etymology: [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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. route

    The order for the movement of a body of men, specifying its various stages and dates of march.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. route

    An open road; the course of march of troops. Instructions for the march of detachments, specifying daily marches, means of supply, etc., are given from the headquarters of an army in the field, and are called marching routes.

Editors Contribution

  1. route

    A specific and known way of travel.

    The route finder was easy to use.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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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

  2. outre

  3. outré

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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

Examples of Route in a Sentence

  1. Bryan Bzdek:

    The viral load in fecal matter and the fraction of resulting aerosol containing the virus is unknown. Even if the virus were contained in the produced aerosols, it is unknown whether the virus would still be infectious ; there is not yet clear evidence for fecal-oral transmission, the study authors suggest that whenever possible we should keep the toilet seat down when we flush, clean the toilet seat and any other contact areas frequently, and wash our hands after using the toilet. While this study is unable to demonstrate that these measures will reduce transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, many other viruses are transmitted though the fecal-oral route, so these are good hygiene practices to have anyway.

  2. Jacinto Chilel:

    There was a lot of risk on the route (from Guatemala), especially going through Mexico. But once we got into the United States we felt better about our safety.

  3. Takeshi Fujimaki:

    When you have such a big load of debt, you have two choices - raising taxes sharply or creating inflation. The fact that (Abe) delayed a sales tax hike means he took the second route, creating inflation.

  4. Robert Greenblatt:

    If this( coronavirus) goes on indefinitely, we may go the virtual route, but at the moment we are trying to look to the future and get this thing done in a more conventional way.

  5. Robert Drumm:

    Since we have our own team in Budapest, we’ve been able to switch from rail to road on route to Vienna as required, beyond that manageable change, we’ve had no disruption to our current operations.

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