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routs

noun (1)
plural of rout

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(Entry 1 of 3)

a great number of persons or creatures massed together
  • a great rout of rubberneckers had gathered around the scene of the accident

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routs

noun (2)
plural of rout

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1 failure to win a contest
  • the championship game was a humiliating rout for the team that had been favored to win

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2 the act or an instance of getting free from danger or confinement
  • in the mad rout from the school shooter, it was every person for himself

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routs

verb
present tense third-person singular of rout

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2 to drive or force out
  • the nation's ground and air forces quickly routed the would-be invaders

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“Routs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/routs. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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