Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “en route”

en route

adverb (US also enroute)     /ˌɒnˈruːt/ US  /ˌɑːn-/
on the way to or from somewhere: I stopped en route (to the party) and got some wine. The bomb exploded while the plane was en route from Paris to Tokyo.Direction of motionPoints of the compass
(Definition of en route adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of en route

Definitions of “en route” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

friendship

a situation in which two people are friends

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More