verb (used without object)
pigs routing in the garden.
to poke, search, or rummage.
verb (used with object)
to turn over or dig up (something) with the snout.
to find or get by searching, rummaging, etc. (usually followed by out).
to cause to rise from bed (often followed by up or out).
to force or drive out.
to hollow out or furrow, as with a scoop, gouge, or machine.
an overwhelming defeat
a disorderly retreat
a noisy rabble
(law) a group of three or more people proceeding to commit an illegal act
(archaic) a large party or social gathering
(transitive) to defeat and cause to flee in confusion
to dig over or turn up (something), esp (of an animal) with the snout; root
(transitive; usually foll by out or up) to get or find by searching
(transitive) usually foll by out. to force or drive out: they routed him out of bed at midnight
(transitive) often foll by out. to hollow or gouge out
(intransitive) to search, poke, or rummage
noun 1. a defeat attended with disorderly flight; dispersal of a defeated force in complete disorder: to put an army to rout; to put reason to rout. 2. any overwhelming defeat: a rout of the home team by the state champions. 3. a tumultuous or disorderly crowd of persons. 4. the rabble or mob. 5. […]
noun 1. a cooked mixture of butter or other fat and flour used to thicken sauces, soups, etc. noun (pl) roux 1. a mixture of equal amounts of fat and flour, heated, blended, and used as a basis for sauces Roux (rōō), Pierre Paul Émile. 1853-1933. French bacteriologist. His work with the diphtheria bacillus led […]
- Roux-en-y anastomosis
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