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defeat

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the act of defeating or the condition of being defeated

to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

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a disorderly crowd of people

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an overwhelming defeat

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cause to flee

dig with the snout

make a groove in

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defeat disastrously

References in classic literature ?
In the rout of the Danaans much goodly armour fell round about the trench, and of fighting there was no end.
Rout likewise wrote letters; only no one on board knew how chatty he could be pen in hand, because the chief engineer had enough imagination to keep his desk locked.
The long lances, the heavy maces, the sixbladed battle axes, and the well tempered swords of the knights played havoc among them, so that the rout was complete; but, not content with victory, Prince Edward must glut his vengeance, and so he pursued the citizens for miles, butchering great numbers of them, while many more were drowned in attempting to escape across the Ouse.
Five minutes later, Tom Thurston entered, and Julia Monson came down to receive HIM, her pique not interfering, and it being rather stylish to be disengaged on the morning of the day when the household was in all the confusion of a premeditated rout.
The gods must be proud, thought I, with such forked flashes to rout a poor unarmed fisherman.