Definition of Rout out

1. Verb. Get or find by searching. "What did you rout out in the library?"

Exact synonyms: Rout Up
Entails: Look, Search
Generic synonyms: Find, Regain



2. Verb. Force or drive out. "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
Exact synonyms: Drive Out, Force Out, Rouse
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Related verbs: Chase Away, Dispel, Drive Away, Drive Off, Drive Out, Run Off, Turn Back
Specialized synonyms: Hunt, Smoke Out

3. Verb. Cause to flee. "Rout out the fighters from their caves"
Exact synonyms: Expel, Rout
Generic synonyms: Defeat, Get The Better Of, Overcome

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rout Out

rousers
rouses
rousing
rousingly
rousseaus
roussette
roust
roustabout
roustabouts
rousted
rouster
rousters
rousting
rousts
rout
rout out (current term)
rout up
routable
route
route of administration
route one football
route planner
routed
routeing
routeings
routeman
routemarch
routemen
router
router plane

Literary usage of Rout out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1886)
"To rout out. ROUTE, (1) ». A company. (2) ». To assemble in a company. (3) ». A violent stir. Devon. (4) v. To snore ; to roar or bellow, ..."

2. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"To rout out. ROUTE, (1) ». A company. (2) ». To assemble in a company. (3) ï. A violent stir. Devon. (4) ». To snore ¡ to roar or bellow-, ..."

3. The West Somerset Word-book: A Glossary of Dialectal and Archaic Words and by Frederick Thomas Elworthy (1886)
"... to turn out everything in the act of searching. Tidn no good to zay can't vin'un. I tell 'ee I zeed'n there, an' you must rout out ever> thing gin he's ..."

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