Definition of 'route'

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Example sentences containing 'route'

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We take a different route because it has worked so far. The Sun (2017)He would then have just two routes to victory. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You just need to go out and ask for advice and go down that route. The Sun (2016)We should look at a different route in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The route involves three to six hours' walking a day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An area of high pressure is blocking their direct route to the finish line so they are both having to plot a way north. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Passengers have been forced to work from home or find alternative routes by bus or car, adding hours to their daily commutes. The Sun (2016)Cardiff airport last month launched a new route flying to London City airport. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just to play on the team bus for entertainment en route to matches. The Sun (2012)There will be reduced or suspended services on a number of routes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is not just through obvious routes whereby weak housing hits purchases of furniture or carpets. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There will be stops at friendly garden centres en route for plant and wheelbarrow servicing. The Sun (2012)Tube and bus routes within walking distance. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They have taken different routes to get where they are now. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We left camp and took the most direct route. Richard Holmes Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)Lunch in a café en route to the airport. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Those conditions included the preservation of jobs and of some air routes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That leaves a sovereign wealth fund purchaser or a demerger as the most obvious exit route. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The website hosts a range of transport and traffic tools so you can plan the quickest route. The Sun (2009)People will always look for new routes and new ways round the system. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They know they have to go the intellectual route to get your interest. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Call it route one with finesse and flair. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Park rangers were dispatched and began climbing the route. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Most major arterial routes are already electrified. Times, Sunday Times (2007) En route we stopped to buy petrol. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The admirably simple home page channels you down any number of routes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One of them kicked a car that was just a little tardy in clearing the route. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There have been landings at other Kent beaches since the new route opened up last summer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The routes include directions and details of how tough the walk is, how long it should take and what the surface conditions are like. The Sun (2013)The device includes an electronic compass, direction indicator, route planner and real time clock. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The car park where the body was discovered will be transformed into a visitor's centre and a route through the cathedral will take tourists past his remains. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'route'

British English: route /ruːt/ NOUN
A route is a way from one place to another.
...the most direct route to the town centre.
  • American English: route
  • Arabic: طَرِيق
  • Brazilian Portuguese: rota
  • Chinese: 路线
  • Croatian: ruta
  • Czech: trasa
  • Danish: rute
  • Dutch: route
  • European Spanish: ruta
  • Finnish: reitti
  • French: itinéraire
  • German: Strecke
  • Greek: διαδρομή
  • Italian: itinerario
  • Japanese: ルート
  • Korean: 노정
  • Norwegian: strekning
  • Polish: szlak
  • European Portuguese: rota
  • Romanian: rută
  • Russian: маршрут
  • Latin American Spanish: ruta
  • Swedish: rutt
  • Thai: เส้นทาง
  • Turkish: güzergah
  • Ukrainian: маршрут
  • Vietnamese: tuyến đường
British English: route VERB
If vehicles, goods, or passengers are routed in a particular direction, they are made to travel in that direction.
Double-stack trains are taking a lot of freight that used to be routed via trucks.
  • American English: route
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ser conduzido
  • Chinese: 为…规定路线
  • European Spanish: encaminar
  • French: diriger
  • German: leiten
  • Italian: istradare
  • Japanese: 送る
  • Korean: 운송되다
  • European Portuguese: ser conduzido
  • Latin American Spanish: encaminar


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