ETYM Old Eng. and French route, Old Fren. rote, from Latin rupta (sc. via), from ruptus, p. p. of rumpere to break; hence, literally, a broken or beaten way or path. Related to Rout, Rut a track.
1. A line of travel; course.
2. An established or selected course of travel or action; an assigned territory to be systematically covered.
3. A traveled way; highway; a means of access; channel.
ETYM Greek: cf. French stratégie. Related to Stratagem.
An approach designed to help the business reach its goal through a prescribed series of steps.
The branch of military science dealing with military command and the planning and conduct of a war.