verb (used with object), rout·ed, rout·ing.
- to see something through to completion: It was a tough assignment, but he went the route.
- Baseball.to pitch the complete game: The heat and humidity were intolerable, but the pitcher managed to go the route.
Origin of route
Synonyms for route
Examples from the Web for reroute
Contemporary Examples of reroute
But they respect the lore and the possibility of them enough to reroute highways, you know, just in case.Iceland Is Beautiful. And Sooo Weird.
April 17, 2014
At the very least, it seems acceptable to reroute the trolley.Would You Kill the Fat Man? And Other Conundrums
December 6, 2013
verb routes, routing, routeing or routed (tr)
Word Origin for route
early 13c., from Old French rute "road, way, path" (12c.), from Latin rupta (via) "(a road) opened by force," from rupta, fem. past participle of rumpere "to break" (see rupture (n.)). Sense of "fixed or regular course for carrying things" (cf. mail route) is 1792, an extension of the meaning "customary path of animals" (early 15c.).
1890, from route (n.). Related: Routed; routing.