derout

1 of 2

transitive verb

de·​rout
(ˈ)dē,
də̇+
: to rout completely

derout

2 of 2

noun

"
: utter defeat : rout

Word History

Etymology

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 23 May. 2024.

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