route

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈraʊt/, /ˈruːt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rut, raʊt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ro̅o̅t, rout)


Inflections of 'route' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
routes
v 3rd person singular
routing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
routed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
routed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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route

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [running, jogging, hiking, climbing] route
  2. the [bus, train, tram] route
  3. the route [traveled, taken, serviced] by the [bus]
  4. what route do you take to [work, school]?
  5. am [taking, trying] a new route to [work]
  6. [plan, program, save, map, calculate] your route
  7. [take, find] the [quickest, safest, easiest, shortest] route
  8. the [quickest] route to the [airport, station, city center]
  9. the [quickest] route without [construction, tolls, traffic]
  10. use [GPS, an app] to plan your route
  11. couldn't find the route [there, back]
  12. covered a [four] -mile route this morning
  13. look for an escape route
  14. the [ship, ferry, boat] covers the [Balearic] route
  15. a [ship] on the [Atlantic] route
  16. en route to the [hotel, airport]
  17. will [call, text] you when I am en route
  18. sports: a [slant, hook] route
  19. sports: ran his route perfectly
v
  1. route a [trip, run, tour, path, bus service]
  2. route [beforehand, in advance, with an app]
  3. route [the traffic, vehicles, air traffic, pedestrians]
  4. (the) [traffic] was routed through the [suburbs, tunnel]
  5. route [enquiries, mail, applications]
  6. [calls] are being routed through [headquarters, a switchboard, an automatic response]
  7. route [data, messages, calls, mail] through a server
  8. the [data] was routed through a [server, folder, program]
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