route

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noun
ADJECTIVE
fast, quick, short

The shortest route home is along the shore.

convenient, easy
best
long
direct
circuitous, circular, indirect, roundabout, tortuous (esp. BrE)

a circuitous route through the narrow side streets

dangerous, safe
attractive, beautiful (esp. BrE), scenic

We had plenty of time so we took the scenic route.

accessible
alternate (AmE), alternative, different

The snow forced us to take an alternative route.

main, major, trunk (esp. BrE)
air, overland, sea
bus, cycle (BrE)
shipping, supply, trade
coastal
east-west, southerly, southern, etc.
transatlantic (esp. BrE), transcontinental (esp. AmE), etc.
tourist
migration
well-travelled/well-traveled
traditional
access
escape
parade
VERB + ROUTE
follow, go, take, use
choose, find, map out, plan, work out

You'll have to plan your route carefully.

try
know

The bus driver did not seem to know the route.

trace
retrace

We retraced our route in an attempt to get back on the right path.

fly, travel

The airline currently flies this route twice a day.

ROUTE + VERB
cross sth, follow sth, go, pass through sth, run, take sb

The alternative route takes you along the river.

turn (esp. BrE)
lead
lie

Our route lay straight ahead and downhill.

connect sth, link sth

the trade routes linking Persia and China

ROUTE + NOUN
map
PREPOSITION
along the route

There are plenty of hotels along the route.

on the route

We live on the school bus route.

route between

the most direct route between Bangkok and Chiang Mai

route from

the air route from Berlin to Beijing

route through

a scenic route through the south of France

route to

the shortest route to Manila

the best route to success

PHRASES
en route (= on the way)

We'll stop for lunch en route.

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verb
Route is used with these nouns as the object: ↑traffic

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