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en route

adverb as in along the way

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Example Sentences

They won’t immunize a significant part of the population for months, but just knowing they’re en route prompts companies to start planning for an upturn.

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Did the airline file a flight plan that took account of the weather en route from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore?

Two hostages died en route to the hospital, while police said they killed gunman Man Haron Monis.

One hostage died en route, the Journal reported, while the other died on the operating table.

The small base was a way station for U.S. troops en route to the Korengal.

It took home the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance en route to four Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture.

He would give them money to return to their lines and for petty expenses en route.

At last, rather tired by my long day, made my way back, stopping at Birdie's dugout en route.

And an escort of State Troopers were en route to take him over to the real clink at the county seat.

He reached Springfield in safety and there joined a wagon train en route for Rolla, guarded by a detachment of fifty cavalry.

He did not know where he was going, but expected to pick up information on that question en route.


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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to en route, such as: advancing, bound, driving, entrained, en voyage, and flying.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.