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en route

Currently traveling to someone or something. We're en route to the party and should be there in five minutes. It looks like the package is en route and should arrive today.
See also: en, route

rout out

To force someone out of or away from some place or thing. A noun or pronoun can be used between "rout" and "out." The police commissioner directed the SWAT team to rout out the protestors from their encampment outside city hall. Our soldiers have finally managed to rout the enemy out.
See also: out, rout

rout out of some place

To force someone out of or away from some place or thing. The police commissioner directed the SWAT team to rout the protestors out of their encampment outside city hall. Our soldiers have finally managed to rout the enemy out the occupied city.
See also: of, out, place, rout

route (someone or something) around (something or some place)

To cause or direct someone or something to travel along a particular path around something or some place, as to bypass or avoid it. There is a sensor in the new grid that can detect problems in the network and route power around them to avoid large-scale outages. Drivers are being routed around the most central part of the city while work is being done to repair the roads.
See also: around, route

route (someone or something) to (something or some place)

To send or direct someone or something along a particular path to someone or something else. Our company routes the donated clothes and food to families in need all over the state. Air traffic controllers routed us to Houston after averse weather conditions made it impossible to land in Dallas.
See also: route, to
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rout someone or something out of some place

 and rout someone or something out
to remove someone or something from some place by force. The soldiers routed the snipers out of the deserted buildings. They routed out the snipers.
See also: of, out, place, rout

route someone or something around something

to send someone or something on a path that avoids something. The travel agent routed us around the congestion of the big city. Due to the storm, they routed the trains around the fallen bridge.
See also: around, route

route something to someone

to send something along a particular path to someone. Try to route this to Walter, who is on a ship at sea. I'll get the name of the ship for you. I will route a copy of the invoice to you.
See also: route, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

en route

On or along the way, as in We'll pick up Dan en route to the restaurant, or We can finish our discussion en route. This French term was adopted into English in the late 1700s.
See also: en, route
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

en ˈroute

(from French) on the way; while travelling from/to a particular place: We stopped for a picnic en route.The bus broke down en route from Boston to New York.
See also: en, route
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The route is firstly authorized by the state bodies deciding on its implementation.
He said some routes have as few as one or two riders per trip, which was unsustainable.
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