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rout out

To force someone out of or away from some place or thing. A noun or pronoun can be used between "rout" and "out." The police commissioner directed the SWAT team to rout out the protestors from their encampment outside city hall. Our soldiers have finally managed to rout the enemy out.
See also: out, rout

rout out of some place

To force someone out of or away from some place or thing. The police commissioner directed the SWAT team to rout the protestors out of their encampment outside city hall. Our soldiers have finally managed to rout the enemy out the occupied city.
See also: of, out, place, rout

rout someone or something out of some place

 and rout someone or something out
to remove someone or something from some place by force. The soldiers routed the snipers out of the deserted buildings. They routed out the snipers.
See also: of, out, place, rout