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 Meanings and Examples of ROUTE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
route
 n.  way for travel or transportation
Classic Sentence: (109 in 8 pages)
1  He knew what he wanted, and when Gerald wanted something he gained it by taking the most direct route.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  Along the entire route of several hundred miles, the tracks had been cleared and all the available rolling stock in the Southeast had been assembled for the movement.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
3  Carey Ashburn had brought a little tea, which he had found in the tobacco pouch of a captured Yankee en route to Andersonville, and everyone had a cup, faintly flavored with tobacco.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  There seemed thousands of them, bearded, dirty, their guns slung over their shoulders, swiftly passing at route step.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
5  She knew what she wanted and she went after it by the shortest route, like a man, not by the hidden and circuitous routes peculiar to women.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
6  She came home by the unvarying route.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
7  Now, as a vessel of war readily passes through the Dardanelles, hence a sperm whale could, by the same route, pass out of the Mediterranean into the Propontis.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
8  Forts were erected at the different points that commanded the facilities of the route, and were taken and retaken, razed and rebuilt, as victory alighted on the hostile banners.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
9  He now spoke of the long and painful route by which they had left those spacious grounds and happy villages, to come and battle against the enemies of their Canadian fathers.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
10  The hunter, like the savage whose place he filled, seemed to select among the blind signs of their wild route, with a species of instinct, seldom abating his speed, and never pausing to deliberate.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
11  Further words were unnecessary; for Hawkeye, merely uttering the mandate to "follow," moved along the route by which they had just entered their present critical and even dangerous situation.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
12  The route was now painful; lying over ground ragged with rocks, and intersected with ravines, and their progress proportionately slow.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
13  Placing Alice, then, on the same animal with Cora, he seized the bridle, and commenced his route by plunging deeper into the forest.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
14  The lake now began to expand, and their route lay along a wide reach, that was lined, as before, by high and ragged mountains.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
15  At this point, where their footsteps might be expected to be no longer visible, they retraced their route to the brook, walking backward, with the utmost care.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
Example Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
16  The pipeline would cross on route from Iran, earning the Pakistani government millions of dollars in transit fees.
17  The airline decided to inaugurate its new route to the Far East with a special reduced fare offer.
18  To avoid the traffic congestion on the main highways, she took a circuitous route.
19  Drivers who slow down briefly or who make a detour from the main route will still be caught because up to 50 of the cameras will work together in network.
20  We recognize that this project will impact communities off the route and we are committed to involving them in regulatory processes and capacity building.
21  Kerry, an avid cyclist, was bicycling in Scionzier, France, just across the border from Geneva. He had set off to climb through an Alpine pass that is part of the Tour de France route.
22  The new trolleybus line was routed through the commercial district.
23  The game ended in a total rout.
24  I'll try my best to rout out a good goalkeeper for our football team.
25  After our fifth goal the match became a rout.
26  The reinforcements were able to rout the enemy.
27  Cash-strapped Venezuela claims that the group needs to stem the rout in prices.
28  Others argue that more bus routes should be opened up because buses can accommodate more passengers.
29  Bus routes and railways, both overground and underground, converged on the station.
30  Drivers are advised to seek alternative routes.