route /ˈrut, ˈraʊt/
route /ˈrut, ˈraʊt/ 名詞
Rout, n. [Formerly spelled also route.]
1. A troop; a throng; a company; an assembly; especially, a traveling company or throng. [Obs.] “A route of ratones [rats].” --Piers Plowman. “A great solemn route.” --Chaucer.
And ever he rode the hinderest of the route. --Chaucer.
A rout of people there assembled were. --Spenser.
2. A disorderly and tumultuous crowd; a mob; hence, the rabble; the herd of common people.
the endless routs of wretched thralls. --Spenser.
The ringleader and head of all this rout. --Shak.
Nor do I name of men the common rout. --Milton.
3. The state of being disorganized and thrown into confusion; -- said especially of an army defeated, broken in pieces, and put to flight in disorder or panic; also, the act of defeating and breaking up an army; as, the rout of the enemy was complete.
thy army . . .
Dispersed in rout, betook them all to fly. --Daniel.
To these giad conquest, murderous rout to those. --pope.
4. Law A disturbance of the peace by persons assembled together with intent to do a thing which, if executed, would make them rioters, and actually making a motion toward the executing thereof.
5. A fashionable assembly, or large evening party. “At routs and dances.”
To put to rout, to defeat and throw into confusion; to overthrow and put to flight.
Route n. The course or way which is traveled or passed, or is to be passed; a passing; a course; a road or path; a march.
Wide through the furzy field their route they take. --Gay.
n 1: an established line of travel or access [syn: path, itinerary]
2: an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
v 1: send documents or materials to appropriate destinations
2: send via a specific route
3: divert in a specified direction; "divert the low voltage to
the engine cylinders"