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Synonyms for rout
raʊt, rut

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mob, rabble, rout(noun)

    a disorderly crowd of people

    Synonyms:
    rabble, ragtag and bobtail, syndicate, pack, crime syndicate, mob, ragtag, gang, riffraff, family, ring

  2. rout(verb)

    an overwhelming defeat

    Synonyms:
    mob, rabble

  3. rout, rout out, expel(verb)

    cause to flee

    "rout out the fighters from their caves"

    Synonyms:
    expel, throw out, boot out, spread-eagle, rouse, drive out, discharge, release, force out, eject, exhaust, root, rout up, oust, spreadeagle, rootle, kick out, drum out, rout out, gouge

  4. rout, root, rootle(verb)

    dig with the snout

    "the pig was rooting for truffles"

    Synonyms:
    spread-eagle, spreadeagle, gouge, root, settle down, rootle, expel, steady down, rout out, take root, settle

  5. rout, gouge(verb)

    make a groove in

    Synonyms:
    spread-eagle, spreadeagle, gouge, squeeze, wring, extort, rack, root, rootle, expel, rout out, force out

  6. spread-eagle, spreadeagle, rout(verb)

    defeat disastrously

    Synonyms:
    spread-eagle, rootle, expel, root, spreadeagle, rout out, gouge

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rout

    To defeat an enemy is to gain an advantage for the time; to vanquish is to win a signal victory; to conquer is to overcome so effectually that the victory is regarded as final. Conquer, in many cases, carries the idea of possession; as, to conquer respect, affection, peace, etc. A country is conquered when its armies are defeated and its territory is occupied by the enemy; it may be subjected to indemnity or to various disabilities; it is subjugated when it is held helplessly and continuously under military control; it is subdued when all resistance has died out. An army is defeated when forcibly driven back; it is routed when it is converted into a mob of fugitives. Compare BEAT.

    Synonyms:
    beat, checkmate, conquer, crush, defeat, discomfit, down, humble, master, overcome, overmaster, overmatch, overpower, overthrow, prevail over, put down, reduce, subdue, subject, subjugate, surmount, vanquish, win, worst

    Antonyms:
    capitulate, cede, fail, fall, fly, forfeit, lose, resign, retire, retreat, submit, succumb, surrender, yield

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rout(n.)

    Synonyms:
    defeat, discomfiture, ruin, complete overthrow

  2. rout(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    defeat, discomfit, overthrow, overpower

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rout(n)

    Synonyms:
    overthrow, defeat, discomfiture, vanquishment, clamor, tumult, uproar, din, brawl, mob, rabble

  2. rout(v)

    Synonyms:
    vanquish, defeat, scatter

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rout":

    defeats, beats, defeat

How to pronounce rout?

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How to use rout in a sentence?

  1. Carl Larry:

    The combination of the Chinese stock market rout and creeping crude glut is weighing on oil, that said, Brent's still seeing support above $50 and U.S. crude is staying above $45. There's a lot of hedging going on at those levels.

  2. Helen Lau:

    China has taken advantage of low gold prices and an equity market rout to stock up on gold assets.

  3. Wang Yu:

    To many investors, the rout last week means a huge reduction in market risks, creating buying opportunities.

  4. The IEA:

    Barring a disorderly production response, it may well take some time for supply and demand to respond to the price rout.

  5. Lorne Baring:

    Europe's main indices are attractively valued on a price-to-earnings basis, and with no shocks in the peak period of earnings reporting season in the U.S., it appears that equity investors may have found a base to build upon after the rout in August and September, easy monetary conditions are clearly going to remain for some time and that is also bolstering sentiment at the moment. We would expect further gains after a rough period for global investors.

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