A route is a way or a road that is traveled, but it can also mean an itinerary of stops, for example the itenarary of a bus with stops is a route.
The word route derives from the French word route
, which means road or path.
The correct pronunciation of route in the UK is root
. The American pronunciation of route
, however, follows both the British English version, and an alternative version, pronounced as raut
The British pronunciation of route is the same as the French pronunciation of route