Meaning of ROUTE in English
/ ruːt; NAmE ; NAmE also raʊt/ noun , verb
route (from A to B) a way that you follow to get from one place to another :
Which is the best route to take?
Motorists are advised to find an alternative route.
a coastal route
the quickest route from Florence to Rome
an escape route
—see also en route
a fixed way along which a bus, train, etc. regularly travels or goods are regularly sent :
The house is not on a bus route .
a cycle route (= a path that is only for cyclists )
route (to sth) a particular way of achieving sth :
the route to success
used before the number of a main road in the US :
( rout·ing or route·ing , rout·ed , rout·ed ) [ vn , usually + adv. / prep. ] to send sb/sth by a particular route :
Satellites route data all over the globe.
Middle English : from Old French rute road, from Latin rupta (via) broken (way), feminine past participle of rumpere .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005