reroute for learners of American EnglishPowered by COBUILD (rirut, riraʊt)
Word forms: reroutes, rerouting, rerouted
If vehicles or planesare rerouted, they are directed along a different route because the usual route cannot be used. ⇒ Trains on Chicago's subway system also had to be rerouted because of the storms. ⇒ They rerouted the planes to La Guardia airport.