Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A route or proposed route of a journey.
  • noun An account or record of a journey.
  • noun A guidebook for travelers.
  • adjective Of or relating to a journey or route.
  • adjective Traveling from place to place; itinerant.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Traveling; passing from place to place, especially on a circuit: as, an itinerary judge.
  • Of or pertaining to a journey; specifically, pertaining to an official journey or circuit, as of a judge or preacher: as, itinerary observations.
  • Pertaining to descriptions of roads, or to a road-book: as, an itinerary unit.
  • noun A plan of travel; a list of places to be included in a journey, with means of transit and any other desired details: as, to make out an itinerary of a proposed tour.
  • noun An account of a line of travel, or of the routes of a country or region, of the places and points of interest, etc.; a work containing a description of routes and places, in successive order: as, an itinerary from Paris to Rome, or of France or Italy; Antonine's “Itinerary of the Roman Empire.” Also itinerarium.
  • noun An itinerant journey; a regular course of travel; a tour of observation or exploration.
  • noun In the Roman Catholic Church, a form of prayer for the use of the clergy when setting out on a journey: generally placed at the end of the breviary. It consists of the canticle Benedictus, with an antiphon, preces, and two collects.
  • noun One who journeys from place to place.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Itinerant; traveling; passing from place to place; done on a journey.
  • noun An account of travels, or a register of places and distances as a guide to travelers.
  • noun A detailed plan for a journey, including a list of places to be visited, and often other information such as the dates, places of residence, and transportation to be used during the journey.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A route or proposed route of a journey.
  • noun An account or record of a journey.
  • noun A guidebook for travellers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a guidebook for travelers
  • noun an established line of travel or access
  • noun a proposed route of travel

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English itinerarie, from Late Latin itinerārium, account of a journey, from neuter of itinerārius, of traveling, from Latin iter, itiner-, journey; see ei- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Late Latin itinerarius ("pertaining to a journey"), neuter itinerarium ("an account of a journey, a road-book"), from iter ("a way, journey"); see itinerate.

Examples

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  • Is it OK to use it in a sentence like, "My daily itinerary to school" in place of route, as in "My daily route to school"?

    September 28, 2011

  • "My daily itinerary to school" sounds wrong, but it sounded wrongest before I read the Century's definitions.

    September 28, 2011

  • Sounds awkward to me.

    September 28, 2011