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rout 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
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routs, plural;
  1. Cut a groove, or any pattern not extending to the edges, in (a wooden or metal surface)
    • - you routed each plank all along its length
  2. Find (someone or something), or force them from a place
    • - Simon routed him from the stable
Noun
  1. A disorderly retreat of defeated troops
    • - the retreat degenerated into a rout
    • - the army was in a state of demoralization verging on rout
  2. A decisive defeat
    • - the party lost more than half their seats in the rout
  3. An assembly of people who have made a move toward committing an illegal act that would constitute an offense of riot

  4. A disorderly or tumultuous crowd of people
    • - a rout of strangers ought not to be admitted
  5. A large evening party or reception


  1. mob: a disorderly crowd of people
  2. cause to flee; "rout out the fighters from their caves"
  3. an overwhelming defeat
  4. dig with the snout; "the pig was rooting for truffles"
  5. make a groove in
  6. spread-eagle: defeat disastrously
  7. A rout is commonly defined as a chaotic and disorderly retreat or withdrawal of troops from a battlefield, resulting in the victory of the opposing party, or following defeat, a collapse of discipline, or poor morale. ...
  8. Rout is a New Zealand surname, and may refer to: * Alexandra Rout (born 1993), New Zealand figure skater * Ettie Annie Rout (1887-1936), New Zealand writer
  9. Rob Routs (born 10 September 1946, Australia) is a Dutch businessman. He is a former executive of Royal Dutch Shell and has recently been appointed Chairman of AEGON.
  10. A bellowing; a shouting; noise; clamor; uproar; disturbance; tumult; A troop; a throng; a company; an assembly; especially, a traveling company or throng; A disorderly and tumultuous crowd; a mob; hence, the rabble; the herd of common people; The state of being disorganized and thrown into ...
  11. A layout or wiring of a connection. The action of creating such a wiring. The term is also used for the actual milling of a PCB.
  12. To drill or gouge out an area of wood for decorative or joining purposes.
  13. to deepen and widen a crack to prepare it for patching or sealing.
  14. A crushing defeat where, often, the losers run from the field.
  15. To groove or hollow-out a wood member with a router, e.g., housed stair stringers; also “hinge rout” on door, etc.
  16. any overwhelming or decisive defeat, often attended by disorderly flight, as when dispersed in such defeat and disorderly flight [nb: frenzy, phrenitis, panic, and hysteria are civilian reactions that are contrary to good order and discipline]; see DEFEAT, RETROGRADE, RETREAT, CHANGING TUNE, ...
  17. A hole or cavity cut into a guitar, often the body of the guitar.  Many times a pickup cavity is routed to enable a different pickup to be installed.  Routing will diminish the value of a vintage guitar and routing should not be done on a valuable guitar.
  18. A big party, typically without cards, music, or dancing.
  19. Removing material in a substrate by gouging or digging with a tool, often leaving only raised character and logo images.
  20. Disorderly or precipitate retreat on the part of a defeated army, body of troops, etc.
  21. a modern card meeting at a private house; also an order from the Secretary at War, directing the march and quartering of soldiers.
  22. To hollow out with a tool called a router.
  23. large evening party or reception.