Associations to the word «Rout»


ROUT, verb. (intransitive) To make a noise; roar; bellow; snort.
ROUT, verb. (intransitive) To snore; snore loudly.
ROUT, verb. (intransitive) To belch.
ROUT, verb. (intransitive) To howl as the wind; make a roaring noise.
ROUT, noun. A noise; a loud noise; a bellowing; a shouting; clamor; an uproar; disturbance; tumult.
ROUT, noun. Snoring.
ROUT, verb. (transitive) (now chiefly dialectal) To beat; strike; assail with blows.
ROUT, noun. (now chiefly dialectal) A violent movement; a great or violent stir; a heavy blow; a stunning blow; a stroke.
ROUT, noun. A troop; a throng; a company; an assembly; especially, a traveling company or throng.
ROUT, noun. A disorderly and tumultuous crowd; a mob; hence, the rabble; the herd of common people.
ROUT, noun. The state of being disorganized and thrown into confusion; -- said especially of an army defeated, broken in pieces, and put to flight in disorder or panic; also, the act of defeating and breaking up an army.
ROUT, noun. (legal) A disturbance of the peace by persons assembled together with intent to do a thing which, if executed, would make them rioters, and actually making a motion toward the executing thereof.
ROUT, noun. A fashionable assembly, or large evening party.
ROUT, verb. (transitive) To defeat completely, forcing into disorderly retreat.
ROUT, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To assemble in a crowd, whether orderly or disorderly; to collect in company.
ROUT, verb. To search or root in the ground, as a swine.
ROUT, verb. To scoop out with a gouge or other tool; to furrow.
ROUT, verb. To use a router in woodworking.
ROUT CAKE, noun. (dated) A kind of rich sweet cake made for routs, or evening parties.
ROUT CAKES, noun. Plural of rout cake

Dictionary definition

ROUT, noun. A disorderly crowd of people.
ROUT, noun. An overwhelming defeat.
ROUT, verb. Cause to flee; "rout out the fighters from their caves".
ROUT, verb. Dig with the snout; "the pig was rooting for truffles".
ROUT, verb. Make a groove in.
ROUT, verb. Defeat disastrously.

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