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, 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.

    Etymology: route, rote

  2. route(Noun)

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

    Etymology: route, rote

  3. route(Noun)

    A road or path; often specifically a highway.

    Follow Route 49 out of town.

    Etymology: route, rote

  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.

    Etymology: route, rote

  5. route(Verb)

    To direct or divert along a particular course.

    All incoming mail was routed through a single office.

    Etymology: route, rote

  6. route(Verb)

    to connect two local area networks, thereby forming an internet

    Etymology: 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

    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  

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

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How to say route in sign language?

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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. Colleen Scott:

    The question now is whether [this] can be transmitted through the airborne route.

  2. Donald Trump:

    If we wanted to fight a war in Afghanistan and win it, I could win that war in a week. I just don't want to kill 10 million people, i have plans on Afghanistan, that if I wanted to win that war, Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the Earth. It would be gone. It would be over in -- literally, in 10 days, and I don't want to do -- I don't want to go that route.

  3. Espen Barth Eide:

    If you end up making a political decision for a much more costly export route, then politics eventually steals money from future generations of Cypriots.

  4. Foreign Minister Kurz:

    Without the help of your Government we would not have been able to close the Balkan route. I am very grateful for your support.

  5. Aaron Carter:

    I am actually not a supporter of Trump, I’ve gone on the record multiple times saying that. I tweeted that a few years ago – a couple of years ago? And you know it was – my fans were quick to enlighten me about why I shouldn’t be a supporter. ...When I am performing I will I’ll do throwback songs, but I don’t really go that route.

Images & Illustrations of route

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