Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb rout_out

3 senses of rout out

Sense 1
rout up, rout out -- (get or find by searching; "What did you rout out in the library?")
       => find, regain -- (come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!")

Sense 2
rout out, drive out, force out, rouse -- (force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M.")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 3
rout, rout out, expel -- (cause to flee; "rout out the fighters from their caves")
       => get the better of, overcome, defeat -- (win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up")

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