route

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Route is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
route

Plural
routes

  1. A route is the way someone goes from one place to another place.
    Could you tell me a route to the store from here?
    The road was rough. I should have taken a different route.

Verb[change]

Plain form
route

Third-person singular
routes

Past tense
routed

Past participle
routed

Present participle
routing

  1. To send something or someone on a specific route.
    While the road was being fixed, the workers routed the cars along a different road.
    This computer routes email to the main computer.