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American English: /rut/
, /raʊt/
British English: /ruːt/

Translation of route in Spanish:


  • 1 (way) that's not my normal route
    ese no es el camino que suelo tomar
    air/sea route
    ruta aérea/marítima
    it's near the number fourteen bus route
    está cerca de la ruta or del recorrido del 14
    if you want to go that route (American English) [colloquial]
    si quieres hacerlo de esa manera
    Example sentences
    • Emi's limo was currently taking the scenic route, with its eventual destination as the Ishiyama mansion.
    • They both take alternate routes to reach their destination.
    • Shipping of rice to the north was hindered by privateering in shipping routes to those destinations.
  • 2 (highway) (American English)
    Example sentences
    • Some of the worst black spots occur on train routes or main arterial roads around the country.
    • New railway routes had enabled suburbs to spread far beyond the gold-rush city, so that, by 1891, Melbourne encompassed twice the area of Sydney.
    • Such information can then let them target ads for specific markets to specific bus lines or train routes.
  • 3 (delivery round) (American English) she does a newspaper route
    hace un reparto de periódicos
    Example sentences
    • The benchmark run was the actual milk collection and delivery routes used by the cooperative.
    • The committee distributed weekly questionnaires on African American history, delivering them on routes primarily in black neighborhoods.
    • For example, we make sure all of the drivers on our routes deliver milk the same way.
  • 4 (Medicine)via the oral/anal route
    por vía oral/anal
    Example sentences
    • Going the blazing guns route almost always resulted in extreme failure for me.
    • A fixed canon does not solve problems, nor provide a healthy route for progress.
    • As we continue to gain technical understanding of the routes of exposure, we gain practical understanding of steps that will reduce risk.

transitive verb present participle routing or (British English also) routeing

  • the supplies were routed through France
    enviaron las provisiones a través de Francia
    the plane was routed through Frankfurt to avoid the fog
    desviaron el avión a Francfort debido a la niebla
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