What is the opposite of rout?

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Noun
Opposite of a decisive defeat
Noun
Opposite of an aggressive and violent physical act against a person or object
“Wearing sunglasses is the best defense against the sun's ultraviolet rays.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of fleeing or escaping
Noun
Opposite of the common people collectively or as a mass
“He ran for Presidency against John Adams, whom he considered as part of the aristocracy and an enemy of the people.”
Noun
Opposite of a heavy defeat or beating
Noun
Opposite of a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals
“A small group of troublemakers were making their way into town.”
Noun
A successful and very lopsided result in a contest
“We were a cut above our opponents in skill and, as expected, we scored a huge win against them.”
Noun
Opposite of a crowd of people pressed closely together
“The photographer observed a solemn individual in the middle of the large hall and decided to capture the mood.”
Noun
Opposite of an easy victory
Noun
Opposite of a large number of people or things
Noun
Opposite of a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals
Noun
Opposite of a large number of people or things doing or undergoing the same thing
Noun
An unexpected result or situation, typically a win in a sporting match
“The underdogs stunned the world by pulling off an upset against their more fancied rivals.”
Noun
Opposite of a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals
“There were a few of them standing in front of the facade.”
Verb
Opposite of to defeat or conquer comprehensively
Verb
Opposite of to comprehensively defeat
“He got on top of his larger opponent and then put him in an armbar that forced his opponent to submit to him.”
Verb
Opposite of to drive out
Verb
Opposite of to expel or send away, especially permanently
Verb
Opposite of to send away or order to leave
“They are struck by his pressing need to go out to the peripheries and invite sinners and social outcasts into his Kingdom.”
Verb
Opposite of to be victorious over
“It was maddening to see skiers I knew to be playing fair, guys who trained their hearts out with little financial reward, lose to the cheaters.”
Verb
Opposite of to expel or send away, especially permanently
Verb
Opposite of to end the life of, or defeat comprehensively
“The Vikings were in good spirits and were becoming well disposed to Bagnold, so they decided to spare him instead of killing him.”
Verb
Opposite of to drive off from somewhere
“The order of the Judge shall be sufficient authority for the Superintendent of the Asylum to admit the patient into the institution for the purposes of observation.”
Verb
Opposite of to delve into or hollow out a surface or ground
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