de·​rout | \ (ˈ)dē, də̇+ \

Definition of derout

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to rout completely

derout

noun
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Definition of derout (Entry 2 of 2)

: utter defeat : rout

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History and Etymology for derout

Transitive verb

obsolete French dérouter, from Old French desroter, desrouter, from des- de- + rote, route troop, band, defeat (troop)

Noun

French déroute, from Old French desrote, desroute, from desroter, desrouter

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“Derout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/derout. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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