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English definition of “route”


verb [T]
/ruːt/ US   /ruːt, raʊt/
IT to send information from one computer system to another: route sth from/to sth Find out how to use the application to route email from other folders in your mailbox.
to send someone or something a particular way: route sth to/via sth Deliveries are routed via New York.
(Definition of route verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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