Meaning of ROUTE in English


Mil. also n. & v.


1. a way or course taken (esp. regularly) in getting from a starting-point to a destination.

2 US a round travelled in delivering, selling, or collecting goods.

3 Mil. archaic marching orders. (routeing) send or forward or direct to be sent by a particular route.

Phrases and idioms:

route man US ROUNDSMAN 1. route march a training-march for troops.

Etymology: ME f. OF r(o)ute road ult. f. L ruptus broken

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.