Definition of Rout

1. Noun. A disorderly crowd of people.

Exact synonyms: Mob, Rabble
Generic synonyms: Crowd
Specialized synonyms: Lynch Mob
Derivative terms: Mob



2. Verb. Cause to flee. "Rout out the fighters from their caves"
Exact synonyms: Expel, Rout Out
Generic synonyms: Defeat, Get The Better Of, Overcome

3. Noun. An overwhelming defeat.
Generic synonyms: Defeat, Licking

4. Verb. Dig with the snout. "The pig was rooting for truffles"
Exact synonyms: Root, Rootle
Generic synonyms: Cut Into, Delve, Dig, Turn Over

5. Verb. Make a groove in.
Exact synonyms: Gouge
Generic synonyms: Core Out, Hollow, Hollow Out
Derivative terms: Gouge, Gouge

6. Verb. Defeat disastrously. "The fighter managed to rout his opponent"
Exact synonyms: Spread-eagle, Spreadeagle
Generic synonyms: Beat, Beat Out, Crush, Shell, Trounce, Vanquish

Definition of Rout

1. v. i. To roar; to bellow; to snort; to snore loudly.

2. n. A bellowing; a shouting; noise; clamor; uproar; disturbance; tumult.

3. v. t. To scoop out with a gouge or other tool; to furrow.

4. v. i. To search or root in the ground, as a swine.

5. n. A troop; a throng; a company; an assembly; especially, a traveling company or throng.

6. v. t. To break the ranks of, as troops, and put them to flight in disorder; to put to rout.

7. v. i. To assemble in a crowd, whether orderly or disorderly; to collect in company.

Definition of Rout

1. Verb. (intransitive) To make a noise; roar; bellow; snort. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To snore; snore loudly. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To belch. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To howl as the wind; make a roaring noise. ¹

5. Noun. A noise; a loud noise; a bellowing; a shouting; clamor; an uproar; disturbance; tumult. ¹

6. Noun. Snoring. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive now chiefly dialectal) To beat; strike; assail with blows. ¹

8. Noun. (context: now chiefly dialectal) A violent movement; a great or violent stir; a heavy blow; a stunning blow; a stroke. ¹

9. Noun. A troop; a throng; a company; an assembly; especially, a traveling company or throng. ¹

10. Noun. A disorderly and tumultuous crowd; a mob; hence, the rabble; the herd of common people. ¹

11. Noun. The state of being disorganized and thrown into confusion; -- said especially of an army defeated, broken in pieces, and put to flight in disorder or panic; also, the act of defeating and breaking up an army; as, the rout of the enemy was complete. ¹

12. Noun. A disturbance of the peace by persons assembled together with intent to do a thing which, if executed, would make them rioters, and actually making a motion toward the executing thereof. ¹

13. Noun. A fashionable assembly, or large evening party. ¹

14. Verb. (transitive) To defeat completely, forcing into disorderly retreat. ¹

15. Verb. (obsolete intransitive) To assemble in a crowd, whether orderly or disorderly; to collect in company. ¹

16. Verb. To search or root in the ground, as a swine. ¹

17. Verb. To scoop out with a gouge or other tool; to furrow. ¹

18. Verb. To use a router in woodworking. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rout

1. to defeat overwhelmingly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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rousingly
rousseaus
roussette
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roustabout
roustabouts
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rousters
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rout (current term)
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