Route meaning

ro͝ot, rout
The definition of a route is a path for travel.

An example of a route is a path from Ronks, Pennsylvania to Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.

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(football) A pass pattern.
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To fix the order of procedure of (a series of operations, etc.)

To route orders through the sales department.

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To schedule the order of (a sequence of procedures).
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To route is defined as to create a path or to go on a path.

An example of to route is to plan a path from Ohio to Virginia.

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To send or forward by a specific route.
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A road, way, or course for traveling; esp., a highway.
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A course taken to achieve some end.

An unorthodox career route.

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To direct, send, forward, or transport by a specified route.

To route goods through Omaha.

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A course or way which is traveled or passed.

The route was used so much that it formed a rut.

You need to find a route that you can take between these two obstacles.

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

We live near the bus route.

Here is a map of our delivery routes.

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A road or path; often specifically a highway.

Follow Route 49 out of town.

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To direct or divert along a particular course.

All incoming mail was routed through a single office.

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(Internet) To connect two local area networks, thereby forming an internet.
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A means of reaching a goal.

The route to success required hard work.

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A fixed course or territory assigned to a salesperson or delivery person.
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(archaic) An order for troops to march.
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(figuratively) One of multiple methods or approaches to doing something.
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go the route
  • to pitch an entire game
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

go the route

Origin of route

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin rupta (via) broken (road) feminine past participle of rumpere to break rout1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French route, rote (French: route) “road, way, path" (source: route on Etymonline)

    From Wiktionary