Synonyms of put to flight
put to flight
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disperseWhen 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.
break upseparatedismissdisappearsend offvanishscatterdissolveroutdispeldisbandpart companydemobilizego (their) separate ways
routIf an army, sports team, or other group routs its opponents, it defeats them completely and easily.
• The Norman army routed the English opposition.
defeatbeatoverthrowthrashstuff (slang)worstdestroychasetank (slang)crushscatterconquerlick (informal)dispeldrive offoverpowerclobber (slang)wipe the floor with (informal)cut to piecesput to flightdrubput to routthrow back in confusion
scatterIf a group of people scatter or if you scatter them, they suddenly separate and move in different directions.
• After dinner, everyone scattered.
Thesaurus for put to flight from the Collins English Thesaurus