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Synonyms for rout

Synonyms for (noun) rout

Synonyms: rout Definition: an overwhelming defeat

Similar words: licking, defeat Definition: an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest Usage: it was a narrow defeat; the army's only defeat; they suffered a convincing licking

Synonyms: rabble, rout, mob Definition: a disorderly crowd of people

Similar words: crowd Definition: a large number of things or people considered together Usage: a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers

Synonyms for (verb) rout

Synonyms: rout, spread-eagle, spreadeagle Definition: defeat disastrously

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

Synonyms: rout, rout out, expel Definition: cause to flee Usage: rout out the fighters from their caves

Similar words: overcome, defeat, get the better of Definition: win a victory over Usage: You must overcome all difficulties; defeat your enemies; He overcame his shyness; He overcame his infirmity; Her anger got the better of her and she blew up

Synonyms: gouge, rout Definition: make a groove in

Similar words: core out, hollow, hollow out Definition: remove the interior of Usage: hollow out a tree trunk

Synonyms: root, rootle, rout Definition: dig with the snout Usage: the pig was rooting for truffles

Similar words: delve, dig, cut into, turn over Definition: turn up, loosen, or remove earth Usage: Dig we must; turn over the soil for aeration