Meaning of “route” - Learner’s Dictionary

route

noun [ C ] uk /ruːt/ us /ruːt, raʊt/
ROADS

B1 the roads or paths you follow to get from one place to another place:

an escape route
Crowds gathered all along the route to watch the race.

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METHOD

a method of achieving something:

A university education is seen by many as the best route to a good job.
→ See also en route

(Definition of “route” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)