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English noun: rout

1. rout (group) a disorderly crowd of people


Synonymsmob, rabble


Broader (hypernym)crowd


Narrower (hyponym)lynch mob

2. rout (event) an overwhelming defeat


Broader (hypernym)defeat, licking


English verb: rout

1. rout (competition) cause to flee


SamplesRout out the fighters from their caves.


Synonymsexpel, rout out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)defeat, get the better of, overcome

2. rout (contact) dig with the snout


SamplesThe pig was rooting for truffles.


Synonymsroot, rootle


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut into, delve, dig, turn over

3. rout (contact) make a groove in


Synonymsgouge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)core out, hollow, hollow out

4. rout (competition) defeat disastrously


ExamplesThe fighter managed to rout his opponent


Synonymsspread-eagle, spreadeagle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish









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