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Route

Route

WordNet



noun


(1)   An open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
(2)   An established line of travel or access

verb


(3)   Divert in a specified direction
"Divert the low voltage to the engine cylinders"
(4)   Send via a specific route
(5)   Send documents or materials to appropriate destinations
Wiktonary



English


Etymology


From rute (French: route) "road, way, path" (source: route on Etymonline)

Noun



  1. The course or way which is traveled or passed, or is to be passed.
    The route was used so much that it formed a rut.
  2. A passing; a course; a road or path; a march.
  3. The way to do something.

Verb



  1. To direct or divert along a particular course.
    All incoming mail was routed through a single office.
  2. to connect two local area networks, thereby forming an internet

Noun



  1. road, (sometimes route like "route 66")
  2. route, way, path