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rout

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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routrout1 /raʊt/ verb [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š PBEAT/DEFEATto defeat someone completely in a battle, competition, or election
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routβ€’ Ras Gugsa was killed and his army routed.β€’ The Seattle SuperSonics routed Atlanta 111-88.β€’ He had been moving towards resignation since being routed by Mr Smith in the July leadership election.β€’ It was routed by the Republican-controlled Congress.β€’ The general was killed and his armies were routed in a magnificent cavalry charge.β€’ The Australians have once again routed the English cricket team.β€’ Again, the faxes are technically routed through Bangkok.β€’ Early on, it appeared the Clippers would rout Toronto, taking a 33-17 lead.
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routrout2 noun [countable usually singular, uncountable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š PBEAT/DEFEATa complete defeat in a battle, competition, or election πŸ”Š The battle turned into a rout.put somebody to rout (=defeat someone completely)
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routβ€’ A 3-0 rout of Canada qualified the U.S. for the World Cup.β€’ It turned into a rout, more thorough than anyone could have imagined.β€’ The game was a rout, with the home team winning by 10 goals to nil.β€’ Indeed, even amid the rout, some bellwether high-tech companies continue to report strong results.β€’ Dorian West emerged for a sharp run before Cohen appeared at even greater pace for the try that began the rout.β€’ Three more conversions by Strett completed the rout.β€’ General Lee had reached the scene and was in command during the rout of the Federals.β€’ Stock prices followed the rout in bonds in the morning only to zigzag to record highs in the afternoon.β€’ Barnes started the rout, bewildering two defenders before supplying the perfect cross for Steve Mcmanaman to head in.
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Verb table
rout
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrout
he, she, itrouts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrouted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave routed
he, she, ithas routed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad routed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rout
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have routed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam routing
he, she, itis routing
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you, we, theyare routing
Past
I, he, she, itwas routing
you, we, theywere routing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been routing
he, she, ithas been routing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been routing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be routing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been routing
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