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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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