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shortest route

adverb as in as the crow flies

noun as in beeline

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Example Sentences

Our prisoners once safely in custody, Shadow led us by the shortest route toward the East River.

He gave orders to his driver to go to Miss Rogers' residence by the shortest route possible.

We walked back the three miles took another boat and tried the channel generally taken, it being apparently the shortest route.

But Forbes had the present to deal with, not the past, and the shortest route to the Ohio was all too long.

The shortest route across the continent was, inevitably, to become the important highway.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shortest route, such as: beeline, direct route, in the direction of, most direct route, straight, and straight as an arrow.

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