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English verb: rout out

1. rout out (possession) get or find by searching

SamplesWhat did you rout out in the library?.

Synonymsrout up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)find, regain

Entaillook, search

2. rout out (motion) force or drive out

SamplesThe police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M..

Synonymsdrive out, force out, rouse

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)displace, move

Narrower (hyponym)hunt, smoke out

Verb groupchase away, dispel, drive away, drive off, drive out, run off, turn back

3. rout out (competition) cause to flee

SamplesRout out the fighters from their caves.

Synonymsexpel, rout

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

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

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