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route

 
Noun route has 2 senses
  1. path, route, itinerary - an established line of travel or access
    --1 is a kind of line
    --1 has particulars:
     feeder line; main line; track, data track; air lane, flight path, airway, skyway; traffic pattern, approach pattern, pattern; flight path; beat, round; bus route; line of flight; line of march; orbit, celestial orbit; orbit, electron orbit; paper route, paper round; beeline; circuit; crosscut; supply line, supply route; line of fire; migration route, flyway; fairway; direction, way; trade route; Northwest Passage
    Derived forms: verb route3, verb route2
  2. road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    --2 is a kind of way
    --2 has parts:
     bend, curve; crown, crest; intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefour; roadbed; shoulder, berm; traffic circle, circle, rotary, roundabout; turnaround; turnout, widening
    --2 has substances: pavement, paving
    --2 has particulars:
     access road, slip road; bypass, circumferential, ring road; byway, bypath, byroad; causeway; clearway; corduroy; detour, roundabout way; drive, parkway; driveway, drive, private road; highway, main road; line, railway line, rail line; post road; roadway; shortcut, cutoff, crosscut; side road; skid road; speedway; thoroughfare; track, cart track, cartroad; turnoff
    Derived forms: verb route1, verb route2
Verb route has 3 senses
  1. route - send documents or materials to appropriate destinations
    --1 is one way to
    dispatch, despatch, send off
    Derived form: noun route2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  2. route - send via a specific route
    --2 is one way to
    send, direct
    Derived forms: noun route2, noun route1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. route - divert in a specified direction; "divert the low voltage to the engine cylinders"
    --3 is one way to
    divert
    Derived form: noun route1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
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