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rout1

rout1

 
pronunciation:
raUt
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a confused retreat of troops after they have been beaten.
The battle ended in a rout of the enemy.
definition 2: a total defeat.
Our team was discouraged after the rout.
synonyms:
conquest
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: routed, routing, routs
definition 1: to cause to run away or retreat.
The government troops routed the rebels.
similar words:
chase, dispel, drive, repel, scatter, stampede
definition 2: to defeat completely.
The visitors routed the home team.
synonyms:
conquer
similar words:
beat, crush, defeat, lick