verb (used with object)
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verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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verb (used without object) Archaic.
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verb (used with or without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for rout
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 say|Bernhard Warner|October 29, 2020|Fortune
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 bonanza|Bernhard Warner|October 29, 2020|Fortune
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 cuts|Verne Kopytoff|September 9, 2020|Fortune
Today’s rout was a rush to the exit for many of the momentum buyers.
The Nasdaq fell 5% on Thursday, its worst one-day rout since March.
He fought with the Soviets, then led the cavalry and B-52 bombers to rout the Taliban.The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’|Bruce Riedel|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He raced the other way to make the score 22-0; the rout was on.Super Blowout: Seahawks Buck Broncos to Take Home the Championship Title|Ben Teitelbaum|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Chinese public had waited so long for their Ping-Pong Spring that they bellowed constant approval of the rout.
And was it really necessary for Winston to pass for all those 440 yards in a 37-point rout of Clemson?The Heisman ‘Bad Boys’: Jameis Winston, Johnny Manziel, and Who Should Really Win|Allen Barra|December 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
What he wants is a reckless Republican overreach, leading to public outrage, leading to a Republican rout.
It was as crowded as any Paris rout, and there were several handsome ladies, but most faces of both sexes were new to me.The Life of Albert Gallatin|Henry Adams
Waterloo ended in a rout; it left Napoleon without support and without hope.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
The rout and disintegration of Gillem's command was complete.History of Morgan's Cavalry|Basil W. Duke
First there had been Champ's instant distrust of Mr. Furnay and Bivins, and his attempt to rout them for the aliens they were.Clean Break|Roger Dee
His shepherds and shepherdesses were put to rout by the Romans of his pupil, citizen David.Boucher|Haldane Macfall