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. Steve Rolles:

    If the heroin isn't available they will probably find another route, whether it's alcohol or inhalants, or benzodiazepines or something else.

  2. Abu Abdulla:

    At least 100 drivers were killed trying to smuggle crude into Syria. Drivers are refusing to go because the smuggling route between Mosul and Syria has became a death trap.

  3. Deputy President William Ruto:

    There is radicalization by extremist elements in the camp, especially of young people, their recruitment into terror networks, including al Shabaab and al Qaeda, is a threat to the world ... The route to (Islamic State) is established.

  4. Ashley Whillans:

    In my personal life, my husband started taking a toll route that was a little more expensive so his commute would be shorter. We know that longer commuters generally make us unhappier.

  5. Pham Van Thin:

    The smugglers said that this was a... safe route, that people would go by airplane, car... if I had known she would go by this route, I would not have let her go.

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