Synonyms for (noun) rout


an overwhelming defeat

LESS SPECIFIC: licking, defeat

rabble, rout, mob

a disorderly crowd of people


Synonyms for (verb) rout

rout, spread-eagle, spreadeagle

defeat disastrously

LESS SPECIFIC: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out

rout, rout out, expel

cause to flee

rout out the fighters from their caves

LESS SPECIFIC: overcome, defeat, get the better of

gouge, rout

make a groove in

LESS SPECIFIC: core out, hollow, hollow out

root, rootle, rout

dig with the snout

the pig was rooting for truffles

LESS SPECIFIC: delve, dig, cut into, turn over