One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
During the course of a journey; on the way.‘he stopped in Turkey en route to Geneva’
on the way, in transit, on the journey, during the journey, during transport, along the road, on the road, on the move, in motionView synonyms
- ‘Their job is to keep track of aircraft while they are en route or during the high-altitude cruise phase of their flights.’
- ‘The usual conversation followed and we explained we were en route to the Auckland Islands.’
Late 18th century: French (see route).
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