Synonyms of 'put to flight'
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When a group of people disperses or when someone disperses them, the group splits up and the people leave in different directions.
The crowd dispersed peacefully.
If an army, sports team, or other group routs its opponents, it defeats them completely and easily.
The Norman army routed the English opposition.
Thesaurus for put to flight from the Collins English Thesaurus
to cause to run away; rout