Definition: a crushing defeat
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): thrashing, shutout
Antonym(s): victory, triumph
1. At the end of the rout, we had beaten the other football team by fifty points.
2. The election was a complete rout with the incumbent mayor winning nearly one hundred percent of the votes.
3. Everyone knows the top seeded team will beat its underdog rival in a rout.