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Yes. The word rout is a Scrabble US word. The word rout is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

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4 letters words from 'rout'

ROUT 4TOUR 4

3 letters words from 'rout'

ORT 3OUR 3
OUT 3ROT 3
RUT 3TOR 3

2 letters words from 'rout'

OR 2OU 2
TO 2UR 2
UT 2 

All 4 letters words made out of rout

rout orut ruot urot ourt uort rotu ortu rtou trou otru toru ruto urto rtuo truo utro turo outr uotr otur tour utor tuor

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Definitions and meaning of rout

rout

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹaʊt/
  • (Canada) IPA(key): [ɹʌʊt]
  • Rhymes: -aʊt
  • Homophone: route (in some pronunciations)

Etymology 1

From Middle English routen, ruten, from Old English hrūtan (to make a noise, whiz, snore), also rēotan, *hrēotan (to make a noise, make a noise in grief, weep, mourn, lament, wail, shed tears), both from Proto-Germanic *hrūtaną, *hreutaną (to snore, snort), from Proto-Indo-European *ker-, *kor-, *kr- (to croak, crow). Cognate with Middle Dutch ruyten (to make a noise, chatter, chirp), Middle High German rūzen, rūssen (to make a noise, rattle, buzz, snore), Icelandic rjóta, hrjóta (to roar, rattle, snore). Related also to Swedish ryta (to roar, bellow, shout), Icelandic rauta (to roar).

Verb

rout (third-person singular simple present routs, present participle routing, simple past and past participle routed)

  1. (intransitive) To make a noise; roar; bellow; snort.
  2. (intransitive) To snore; snore loudly.
    • c. 1300, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Reeve's Tale
      Men myghte hir rowtyng heere two furlong
  3. (intransitive) To belch.
  4. (intransitive) To howl as the wind; make a roaring noise.
Derived terms
  • root (cheer)

Noun

rout (plural routs)

  1. A noise, especially a loud one
    • 1759-1767, Laurence Sterne, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
      This new book the whole world makes such a rout about.
  2. A disturbance; tumult.
    • 1856, Richard Chenevix Trench, Poems, A Walk in a Churchyard
      "My child, it is not well," I said, / "Among the graves to shout; / To laugh and play among the dead, / And make this noisy rout."
  3. Snoring.

Etymology 2

From Middle English ruten (to rush, dart, dash, beat), from Old Norse hrjóta (to jump down, fall out, plunge, hurl, burst forth, rebound, fly, be flung), from Proto-Germanic *hreutaną (to plunge, rush, hurl, shatter, fall, break), from Proto-Indo-European *kreu- (to fall, plunge, rush, topple). Cognate with Middle High German rûzen (to move quickly, storm). Related also to Old English hrēosan (to fall, sink, fall down, go to ruin, rush, rush upon, attack). More at rush.

Verb

rout (third-person singular simple present routs, present participle routing, simple past and past participle routed)

  1. (transitive, now chiefly dialectal) To beat; strike; assail with blows.
Derived terms
  • atrout

Noun

rout (plural routs)

  1. (now chiefly dialectal) A violent movement; a great or violent stir; a heavy blow; a stunning blow; a stroke.

Etymology 3

1598, "disorderly retreat," borrowed from Middle French route, roupte (disorderly flight of troops), literally "a breaking off, rupture," from Vulgar Latin *rupta (a dispersed group), literally "a broken group," from Latin rupta, feminine past participle of rumpo (to break) (see rupture). The verb is from 1600. Doublet of route.

Noun

rout (plural routs)

  1. A troop or group, especially of a traveling company or throng.
    • (Can we date this quote by Spenser and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      A rout of people there assembled were.
  2. A disorderly and tumultuous crowd; a mob; hence, the rabble; the herd of common people.
    • (Can we date this quote by Spenser and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      the endless routs of wretched thralls
    • 1928, H. P. Lovecraft, "The Call of Cthulhu", Weird Tales, Vol. 11, No. 2, pages 159–178, 287:
      [] although there must have been nearly a hundred mongrel celebrants in the throng, the police relied on their firearms and plunged determinedly into the nauseous rout.
  3. The state of being disorganized and thrown into confusion, especially when retreating from a fight.
    • (Can we date this quote by Daniel and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Thy army [] / Dispersed in rout, betook them all to fly.
  4. The act of defeating and breaking up an army or another opponent.
    The rout of the enemy was complete.
  5. (law) A disturbance of the peace by persons assembled together with the intent to do a thing which, if executed, would make them rioters, and actually making a motion toward the executing thereof.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Wharton to this entry?)
  6. A fashionable assembly, or large evening party.
    • 1824, Walter Savage Landor, Imaginary Conversations, Vol. I, "Southey and Porson":
      The ancients have always been opposed to them; just as, at routs and dances, elderly beauties to younger.
    • 1832, "The Premier and his Wife: A Story of the Great World," Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. XXXI. No. CLXXXIX (January 1832):
      The envoys were not often compelled to forego the toilet for the desk, nor the beaux secretaires, to give up their lessons on the guitar for the drudgery of copying dispatches. A “protocol” would have scared the gentle state from its propriety; and the arrival of the Morning Post, once a week from London, with the account of routs in which they had not shared, and the anticipation of dinners and déjeúnés which they were never to enjoy, was the only pain which Diplomacy suffered to raise a ripple on the tranquil surface of its soul.
    • 1848, William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair, Chapter 23:
      By a little inquiry regarding his mother's engagements, he was pretty soon able to find out by whom of her ladyship's friends parties were given at that season; where he would be likely to meet Osborne's sisters; and, though he had that abhorrence of routs and evening parties which many sensible men, alas! entertain, he soon found one where the Misses Osborne were to be present.
Derived terms
  • routous, routously
Translations

Verb

rout (third-person singular simple present routs, present participle routing, simple past and past participle routed)

  1. (transitive) To defeat completely, forcing into disorderly retreat.
    • (Can we date this quote by Clarendon and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      That party [] that charged the Scots, so totally routed and defeated their whole army, that they fled.
    • 2009 January 30, Adam Entous, "Mitchell warns of setbacks ahead in Mideast talks" (news article), Reuters:
      Israel tightened its blockade of the Gaza Strip after Hamas routed secular Fatah forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and seized control of the enclave in June 2007.
  2. (intransitive) To retreat from a confrontation in disorder.
    • 2005, Brian Todd Carey, Joshua Allfree, John Cairns, Warfare in the Ancient World, Pen and Sword, →ISBN.
  3. (obsolete, intransitive) To assemble in a crowd, whether orderly or disorderly; to collect in company.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)

Translations

Etymology 4

Alteration of root.

Verb

rout (third-person singular simple present routs, present participle routing, simple past and past participle routed)

  1. To search or root in the ground, like a pig.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edwards to this entry?)
  2. To scoop out with a gouge or other tool; to furrow.
  3. To use a router in woodworking.

See also

  • Wood router on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Etymology 5

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Icelandic hrota, according to Chambers 1908”)

Noun

rout (plural routs)

  1. The brent goose.

Anagrams

  • Tour, tour, trou

Alemannic German

Alternative forms

  • rot, ruat, ròt, röts

Etymology

From Middle High German rōt (red, red-haired), from Old High German rōt (red, scarlet, purple-red, brown-red, yellow-red), from Proto-Germanic *raudaz. Cognate with German rot, Dutch rood, English red, West Frisian read, Danish rød.

Adjective

rout

  1. (Carcoforo) red

References

  • “rout” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Luxembourgish

Etymology

From Old High German rōt, from Proto-Germanic *raudaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʀəʊt/
  • Rhymes: -əʊt

Adjective

rout (masculine rouden, neuter rout, comparative méi rout, superlative am routsten)

  1. red

Declension

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See also


Source: wiktionary.org
  • ROUST, to arouse and drive out.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)