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Noun
A decisive defeat
“In the meantime, the challenge will be to stave off complacency toward reform now that chances for a rout at the polls suddenly seem remote.”
Noun
A disorderly retreat of defeated troops
“The engagement is a rout and Nathan is captured.”
Noun
A great number of persons or creatures massed together
“… a great rout of rubberneckers had gathered around the scene of the accident.”
Noun
People looked down upon as ignorant and of the lowest class
“… at first the protests were dismissed as nothing more than the idle doings of the restless rout.”
Noun
The act or an instance of getting free from danger or confinement
“… in the mad rout from the school shooter, it was every person for himself.”
Verb
Defeat and cause to retreat in disorder
Routing those that came out of Capua against them, and thus procuring a quantity of proper soldiers' arms, they gladly threw away their own as barbarous and dishonourable.”
Verb
To defeat by a large margin
“The German star routed the defending champion.”
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