path, route, itinerary(noun)
an established line of travel or access
an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
send documents or materials to appropriate destinations
send via a specific route
divert in a specified direction
"divert the low voltage to the engine cylinders"
A course or way which is traveled or passed.
A regular itinerary of stops, or the path followed between these stops, such as for delivery or passenger transportation.
A road or path; often specifically a highway.
Follow Route 49 out of town.
An option for how to solve a given problem or achieve a given goal: a method, a way, a path, an approach.
To direct or divert along a particular course.
All incoming mail was routed through a single office.
to connect two local area networks, thereby forming an internet
Origin: route, rote
the course or way which is traveled or passed, or is to be passed; a passing; a course; a road or path; a march
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.]
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
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
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'route' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1880
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'route' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1728
Rank popularity for the word 'route' in Nouns Frequency: #609
outer, outre, outré
The numerical value of route in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of route in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The plane did not request a change of route.
Every once in a while, take the scenic route.
A right word is the most direct route between two minds.
We think our transit route is the most direct and the cheapest.
We take the shortest route to the puck and arrive in ill humor.
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Translations for route
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- rutaCatalan, Valencian
- trasa, směrovat, cestaCzech
- Pfad, Weg, Route, StraßeGerman
- vojiro, irvojo, vojo, itineroEsperanto
- reitittää, reitti, tie, ohjataFinnish
- route, cheminFrench
- sligheScottish Gaelic
- ճանապարհ, երթուղիArmenian
- connettere, strada, avviare, instradare, percorso, via, dirigereItalian
- 道筋, 通路, 手段, ルート, 路線Japanese
- გზა, კურსიGeorgian
- 경로, 노선, 길Korean
- ara, riunga, pēheatanga, pēwheatangaMāori
- leiden, sturenDutch
- rota, rotear, percurso, caminho, jeitoPortuguese
- дорога, трасса, маршрут, курс, путьRussian
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