Meaning of ROUTE in English

ROUTE

[ ru:t ]

■ noun

1》 a way or course taken in getting from a starting point to a destination.

↘the line of a road, path, railway, etc.

2》 N. Amer. a round travelled in delivering, selling, or collecting goods.

■ verb ( ~s , ~ing or routing , ~d ) send or direct along a specified course.

Origin

ME: from OFr. rute 'road', from L. rupta (via) 'broken (way)', feminine past participle of rumpere .

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