rout out

Primary Meanings of rout out

1.
v
force or drive out
2.
v
get or find by searching
Full Definitions of rout out
1

v force or drive out

Synonyms:
drive out, force out, rouse
chase away, dispel, drive away, drive off, drive out, run off, turn back
force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
Types:
hunt
chase away, with as with force
smoke out
drive out with smoke
Type of:
displace, move
cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

v cause to flee

Synonyms:
expel, rout
Type of:
defeat, get the better of, overcome
win a victory over
2

v get or find by searching

“What did you rout out in the library?”
Synonyms:
rout up
Type of:
find, regain
come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost

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