Meaning of ROUTE in English


[route] n [ME, fr. OF, fr. (assumed) VL rupta (via), lit., broken way, fr. L rupta, fem. of ruptus, pp.] (13c) 1 a: a traveled way: highway "the main ~ north" b: a means of access: channel "the ~ to social mobility --T. F. O'Dea"

2: a line of travel: course 3 a: an established or selected course of travel or action b: an assigned territory to be systematically covered "a newspaper ~"

[2]route vt rout.ed ; (1832) 1: to send by a selected route: direct "was routed along the scenic shore road"

2: to divert in a specified direction

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