Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: rout
IPA transcription: [ɹ'aʊt]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: rout, rout_out, expel
    Meaning: cause to flee; "rout out the fighters from their caves"
Usage examples
  • I'll rout out the cook and make him boil us some coffee."
  • Betsy laughed joyously at the comical rout of the "noble army," and Polychrome danced with glee.
  • Viewplates were faked to picture to me the complete rout of American forces all over the continent.
  • As for the brand, if its bearer draw it and brandish it against an army, the army will be put to the rout; and if he say the while, 'Slay yonder host,' there will come forth of that sword lightning and fire, that will kill the whole many.
  • Essex, discouraged by this event, dismayed by the total rout of Waller, was further informed, that the queen, who landed at Burlington Bay, had arrived at Oxford, and had brought from the north a reenforcement of three thousand foot and fifteen hundred horse.
  • She went from Amelia directly to a rout, where she spent two hours in a croud of company, talked again and again over the diversions and news of the town, played two rubbers at whist, and then retired to her own apartment, where, having past another hour in undressing herself, she went to her own bed.