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  • nounoverwhelming defeat
  • verbdefeat overwhelmingly

synonyms for rout

  • beating
  • debacle
  • disaster
  • drubbing
  • embarrassment
  • romp
  • shutout
  • thrashing
  • whipping
  • clobbering
  • comedown
  • confusion
  • flight
  • hiding
  • overthrow
  • retreat
  • ruin
  • shambles
  • trashing
  • upset
  • walkover
  • washout
  • waxing
  • vanquishment
See also synonyms for: routed / routing
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antonyms for rout

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  • miracle
  • triumph
  • win
  • wonder
  • calm
  • order
  • organization
  • win
  • gather
  • collect
  • fail
  • bear
  • start
  • initiate
  • begin
  • build
  • yield
  • lose
  • forfeit
  • retreat
  • create
  • surrender
  • release
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How to use rout in a sentence

Big tech companies from Apple to Amazon led the rout, their shares having gotten so expensive relative to expected earnings that further price gains became hard to justify.
WEDNESDAY’S FAAMG-LED SELL-OFF WAS NO BLIP, TECH BEARS SAYBERNHARD WARNEROCTOBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
Stocks and futures are rebounding modestly after Wednesday’s rout, the worst sell-off in the past four months.
AFTER WEDNESDAY’S MONSTER SELL-OFF, GLOBAL MARKETS REMAIN CHOPPY AHEAD OF A BIG TECH EARNINGS BONANZABERNHARD WARNEROCTOBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
Even with this week’s rout, the company’s shares have more than tripled since the April pay cuts.
ELON MUSK TRADES INSULTS WITH ROBERT REICH OVER TESLA PAY CUTSVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
The Nasdaq fell 5% on Thursday, its worst one-day rout since March.
JITTERY INVESTORS EYE TODAY’S BIG JOBS REPORT AS MARKETS REBOUND FROM AN EPIC SELL-OFFBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
Today’s rout was a rush to the exit for many of the momentum buyers.
JITTERY INVESTORS EYE TODAY’S BIG JOBS REPORT AS MARKETS REBOUND FROM AN EPIC SELL-OFFBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
Their left was surrounded and annihilated while the centre and right were driven from the field in complete rout.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
If the cavalry of the Guard had only charged home the enemy would have been driven off the field in complete rout.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
And in that sudden rout of courage and self-respect one conscious thought alone remained.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
If you were an only son, it might be your duty to stay; being one of many, 'tis nonsense to make a rout about parting with you.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Success meant the certain loss of one man among four—failure would carry with it a rout and massacre unexampled in modern war.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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WORDS RELATED TO ROUT

  • bark
  • bellow
  • bluster
  • call
  • cheer
  • clamor
  • holler
  • howl
  • roar
  • rout
  • scream
  • screech
  • shout
  • shriek
  • vociferate
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