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See definition of routes on Dictionary.com
  • nounpath over which someone or something travels
  • verbsend along a path

synonyms for routes

  • avenue
  • course
  • direction
  • itinerary
  • journey
  • line
  • passage
  • program
  • road
  • track
  • trail
  • way
  • beat
  • beeline
  • byway
  • circuit
  • detour
  • digression
  • divergence
  • meandering
  • pavement
  • pike
  • plot
  • rambling
  • range
  • round
  • rounds
  • run
  • tack
  • wandering
  • short cut
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How to use routes in a sentence

They were placed on the post routes in 1785, and their use became general throughout England.
THE POSTAL SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES IN CONNECTION WITH THE LOCAL HISTORY OF BUFFALONATHAN KELSEY HALL
The fact that there are no routes mapped out, and no chalets or club shelters to sleep in, does not trouble men of that kind.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
I am vastly complaisant, amuse myself in Routes and private parties and play shilling Whist with the most edifying resignation.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
Although the different sections under the duke's command might move by different routes, they would all meet in the end.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
It dominates the two only routes of communication between the most important towns of the region.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
The army was divided, and proceeded by two different routes; the Bombay division being destined to bring Scinde to submission.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Diderot says "Il lisait et tudiait partout, je l'ai moi-mme rencontr sur les grandes routes avec un auteur rabinnique la main."
BARON D'HOLBACHMAX PEARSON CUSHING
It must not be supposed that the lane routes referred to had never been changed before.
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
The first of these routes is of course the longest, both in time and distance.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOLUME 11, NO. 24, MARCH, 1873VARIOUS
At other times, routes traversed in safety time after time may be effectively closed for years, and all advance barred.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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