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route

noun

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  1. 1 a passage cleared for public vehicular travel <take Route 190 for six miles, then get off> Synonyms arterial, artery, avenue, boulevard, carriageway [British], drag, drive, expressway, freeway, high road, highway, pass, pike, road, roadway, way, row, street, thoroughfare, thruway, trace, turnpikeRelated Words causeway; autobahn, autoroute, autostrada, dual carriageway [chiefly British], interstate, motorway [chiefly British], superhighway; beltway, bypass, parkway, ring road [chiefly British]; corniche, switchback; through street; high street [British], Main Street; backstreet, branch, bystreet, byway, crossroad, secondary road, shunpike, side road, side street; alley, alleyway; circle, lane, laneway [British], mews [chiefly British], place; close [chiefly British], cul-de-sac, dead end; corridor; track, trail

  2. 2 an established course for traveling from one place to another <we're going to get stuck in traffic if we take the usual route> Synonyms approach, avenue, path, passage, wayRelated Words bypath, byway, lane, laneway [British]; artery, boulevard, bypass, drive, expressway, freeway, high road, highway, pass, passageway, pike, road, roadway, routeway [chiefly British], row, street, thoroughfare, turnpike; walk, walkway; trace, track, trail; airway; bikeway, cycleway [British]; channel, gat, watercourse, waterway; door, doorway, gate, gateway, hatch, portal

  3. 3 the direction along which something or someone moves <hurricanes generally take a northerly route up the Atlantic seaboard> Synonyms course, line, pathway, path, routeway [chiefly British], steps, track, wayRelated Words circle, circuit, loop, orbit; arc, flight path, trajectory; ascent, descent


route

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of route

  1. to point out the way for (someone) especially from a position in front <the guide routed us smoothly through the jungle> Synonyms conduct, direct, guide, marshal (also marshall), pilot, lead, show, steer, usherRelated Words precede; accompany, attend, chaperone (or chaperon), convoy, escort, see; control, manageNear Antonyms dog, hound, shadow, tail, tailgateAntonyms follow, trail


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