What does Route mean?

Definitions for Route
rut, raʊtroute

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage 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

ChatGPT

  1. route

    A route is a path or course that is planned or designated for movement from one place to another. This can involve various means of transportation such as driving, walking, cycling, or even flying. Routes can be followed for traveling or delivering goods.

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.]

Wikidata

  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  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ROUTE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Route is ranked #40432 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Route surname appeared 541 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Route.

    47.3% or 256 total occurrences were White.
    45.4% or 246 total occurrences were Black.
    3.8% or 21 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.2% or 12 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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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. Chris Olave:

    Hes also very patient and fluid with his route running. He keeps the defense guessing. Hes an excellent vertical threat. Its going to be a challenge, of course.

  2. David Hone:

    Taxation is an effective route at a national level but is a very slow way of achieving price harmony.

  3. Mayor Craig Sanderson:

    Getting the roads open is the main thing we need, the County and (Arizona Department of Transportation) are working to make it possible to safely travel State Route 64.

  4. Rod Barker:

    We've always got other tools that can be brought to bear in the interest of shareholders but we can't speculate which route to take until we know what happens with the AGM.

  5. Philip Brooks:

    PCH is a straight road. There's no place to go to evade, being a celebrity, he's often followed by the paparazzi and he's aware of that. He was on his way home, and they happen to know his route.

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