Synonyms of 'rut'
dull settled habits or way of livingI don't like being in a rut.
a groove or furrow in a soft road, caused by wheelsdeep ruts left by the truck's heavy wheels
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in the sense of furrow
a long narrow trench made in the ground by a plough
Bike trails crisscrossed the grassy furrows.
in the sense of gouge
a mark or groove made by gouging
iron-rimmed wheels digging great gouges into the road's surface
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Thesaurus for rut from the Collins English Thesaurus