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routes

noun
plural of route

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a passage cleared for public vehicular travel
  • take Route 190 for six miles, then get off

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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

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3 the direction along which something or someone moves
  • hurricanes generally take a northerly route up the Atlantic seaboard

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routes

verb
present tense third-person singular of route

Synonyms & Antonyms of routes (Entry 2 of 2)

to point out the way for (someone) especially from a position in front
  • the guide routed us smoothly through the jungle

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“Routes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/routes. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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