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Definition of reroute verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

reroute

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈruːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈruːt//
 
, NAmE//ˌriːˈraʊt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reroute
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈruːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈruːt//
 
, NAmE//ˌriːˈraʊt//
 
he / she / it reroutes
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈruːts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈruːts//
 
, NAmE//ˌriːˈraʊts//
 
past simple rerouted
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈruːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈruːtɪd//
 
, NAmE//ˌriːˈraʊtɪd//
 
past participle rerouted
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈruːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈruːtɪd//
 
, NAmE//ˌriːˈraʊtɪd//
 
-ing form rerouting
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈruːtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈruːtɪŋ//
 
, NAmE//ˌriːˈraʊtɪŋ//
 
Motoring problems and accidents
 
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reroute something to change the route that a road, vehicle, telephone call, etc. normally follows to reroute a road to reroute traffic The flight was rerouted through Singapore. (figurative) A large proportion of the defence budget has been rerouted to education. See related entries: Motoring problems and accidents