Meaning of ROUTE in English

ROUTE

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ fast , quick , short

The shortest ~ home is along the shore.

▪ convenient , easy

▪ best

▪ long

▪ direct

▪ circuitous , circular , indirect , roundabout , tortuous ( esp. BrE )

a circuitous ~ through the narrow side streets

▪ dangerous , safe

▪ attractive , beautiful ( esp. BrE ), scenic

We had plenty of time so we took the scenic ~.

▪ accessible

▪ alternate ( AmE ), alternative , different

The snow forced us to take an alternative ~.

▪ main , major , trunk ( esp. BrE )

▪ air , overland , sea

▪ bus , cycle ( BrE )

▪ shipping , supply , trade

▪ coastal

▪ east-west , southerly , southern , etc.

▪ transatlantic ( esp. BrE ), transcontinental ( esp. AmE ), etc.

▪ tourist

▪ migration

▪ well-travelled/well-traveled

▪ traditional

▪ access

▪ escape

▪ parade

VERB + ROUTE

▪ follow , go , take , use

▪ choose , find , map out , plan , work out

You'll have to plan your ~ carefully.

▪ try

▪ know

The bus driver did not seem to know the ~.

▪ trace

▪ retrace

We retraced our ~ in an attempt to get back on the right path.

▪ fly , travel

The airline currently flies this ~ twice a day.

ROUTE + VERB

▪ cross sth , follow sth , go , pass through sth , run , take sb

The alternative ~ takes you along the river.

▪ turn ( esp. BrE )

▪ lead

▪ lie

Our ~ lay straight ahead and downhill.

▪ connect sth , link sth

the trade ~s linking Persia and China

ROUTE + NOUN

▪ map

PREPOSITION

▪ along the ~

There are plenty of hotels along the ~.

▪ on the ~

We live on the school bus ~.

▪ ~ between

the most direct ~ between Bangkok and Chiang Mai

▪ ~ from

the air ~ from Berlin to Beijing

▪ ~ through

a scenic ~ through the south of France

▪ ~ to

the shortest ~ to Manila

the best ~ to success

PHRASES

▪ en ~ (= on the way)

We'll stop for lunch en ~.

II.

verb

Route is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ traffic

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