Definition of rout verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

rout

 verb
verb
NAmE//raʊt//
 
rout somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rout
 
he / she / it routs
 
past simple routed
 
-ing form routing
 
 
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to defeat someone completely in a competition, a battle, etc. The Buffalo Bills routed the Atlanta Falcons 41–14.
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