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route

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of route

  1. 1 a passage cleared for public vehicular travel take Route 190 for six miles, then get off Synonyms of route arterial, artery, avenue, boulevard, carriageway [British], drag, drive, expressway, freeway, high road, highway, pass, pike, road, roadway, way, row, street, thoroughfare, thruway, trace, turnpikeWords Related to route 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 of route approach, avenue, path, passage, wayWords Related to route 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 of route course, line, pathway, path, routeway [chiefly British], steps, track, wayWords Related to route 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 of route conduct, direct, guide, marshal (also marshall), pilot, lead, show, steer, usherWords Related to route precede; accompany, attend, chaperone (or chaperon), convoy, escort, see; control, manageNear Antonyms of route dog, hound, shadow, tail, tailgateAntonyms of route follow, trail



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