HyperDic: route

English > 5 senses of the word route:
NOUNlocationroute, path, itineraryan established line of travel or access
artifactroute, roadan open way (generally public) for travel or transportation / transportation
VERBmotionroutesend documents or materials to appropriate destinations
motionroutesend via a specific route
motionroutedivert in a specified direction
route > pronunciation
Soundsraw't; ruw't
Rhymesabout ... workout: 67 rhymes with awt...
absolute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
English > route: 5 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningAn established line of travel or access.
Synonymspath, itinerary
InstancesNorthwest PassageA water route between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean along the northern coast of North America
Narrowerair lane, flight path, airway, skywayA designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another
beat, roundA regular route for a sentry or policeman
beelineThe most direct route
bus routeThe route regularly followed by a passenger bus
circuitAn established itinerary of venues or events that a particular group of people travel to
crosscutA diagonal path
direction, wayA line leading to a place or point
fairwayThe usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or coastal waters
feeder lineA branching path off of a main transportation line (especially an airline)
flight pathThe path of a rocket or projectile or aircraft through the air
line of fireThe path of a missile discharged from a firearm
line of flightThe path along which a freely moving object travels through the air
line of marchThe route along which a column advances
main lineThe principal route of a transportation system
migration route, flywayThe geographic route along which birds customarily migrate
orbit, celestial orbitThe (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another
orbit, electron orbitThe path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom
paper route, paper roundThe route taken when delivering newspapers every day
supply line, supply routeA route over which supplies can be delivered
track, data track(computer science) one of the circular magnetic paths on a magnetic disk that serve as a guide for writing and reading data
trade routeA route followed by traders (usually in caravans)
traffic pattern, approach pattern, patternThe path that is prescribed for an airplane that is preparing to land at an airport
BroaderlineA spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
Spanishcamino, itinerario, recorrido, ruta
Catalancamí, itinerari, recorregut, ruta
Verbsroutesend via a specific route
routedivert in a specified direction
English > route: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn open way (generally public) for travel or transportation / transportation.
Synonymroad
Partsbend, curvecurved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
crown, crestThe center of a cambered road
intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefourA junction where one street or road crosses another
roadbedA bed supporting a road
shoulder, bermA narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road
traffic circle, circle, rotary, roundaboutA road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
turnaroundAn area sufficiently large for a vehicle to turn around
turnout, wideningA part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
Narroweraccess road, slip roadA short road giving access to an expressway
byway, bypath, byroadA side road little traveled (as in the countryside)
causewayA road that is raised above water or marshland or sand
clearwayA road on which you are not allowed to stop (unless you have a breakdown)
corduroyA road made of logs laid crosswise
detour, roundabout wayA roundabout road (especially one that is used temporarily while a main route is blocked)
drive, parkwayA wide scenic road planted with trees
driveway, drive, private roadA road leading up to a private house
highway, main roadA major road for any form of motor transport
line, railway line, rail lineThe road consisting of railroad track and roadbed
post roadA road over which mail / mail is carried
roadwayA road (especially that part of a road) over which vehicles travel
shortcut, cutoff, crosscutA route shorter than the usual one
side roadA minor road branching off of a main road
skid roadA road made of logs on which freshly cut timber can be hauled
speedwayroad where high speed driving is allowed
thoroughfareA public road from one place to another
track, cart track, cartroadAny road or path affording passage especially a rough one
turnoffA side road where you can turn off
BroaderwayAny artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
Substancespavement, pavingThe paved surface of a thoroughfare
Spanishcalle, camino, carretera, ruta
Catalancamí, carretera, ruta
Verbsroutesend via a specific route
routesend documents or materials to appropriate destinations
English > route: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningSend documents or materials to appropriate destinations.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Broaderdispatch, despatch, send offSend away towards a designated goal
Nounsroutean open way (generally public) for travel or transportation / transportation
English > route: 5 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningSend via a specific route.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Broadersend, directCause to go somewhere
Spanishencaminar
Nounsroutean open way (generally public) for travel or transportation / transportation
routean established line of travel or access
English > route: 5 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningdivert in a specified direction.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
BroaderdivertSend on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one
Nounsroutean established line of travel or access

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