Definition of re-route verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    re-route

     verb
    verb
     
    re-route somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they re-route
     
    he / she / it re-routes
     
    past simple re-routed
     
    -ing form re-routing
     
     
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  1. 1to change the route that a road, vehicle, telephone call, etc. normally follows to re-route a road to re-route traffic The flight was re-routed through Singapore.
  2. 2(figurative) A large proportion of the defense budget has been re-routed to education.