When Gerald took a wrong turn, the GPS made adjustments to reroute their trip.
An example of reroute is giving a piece of mail that came to your house by mistake back to the postal service to be returned.
transitive verb-·rout′ed, -·rout′ing
(third-person singular simple present reroutes, present participle rerouting, simple past and past participle rerouted)
- To change the route taken by something
- We'll have to reroute some buses to avoid the construction work.
re- +"Ž route