roust

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roust

 (roust)
tr.v. roust·ed, roust·ing, rousts
1. To cause to get out of bed.
2. To cause to leave; drive away: people who were rousted out of their homes by rioters.
3. To confront or treat aggressively: The police rousted a group of teenagers in the park.

[Probably alteration of rouse.]

roust

(raʊst)
vb
(often foll by: out) to rout or stir, as out of bed
[C17: perhaps an alteration of rouse1]

roust

(raʊst)

v.t.
to rout, as from a place: to roust someone out of bed.
[1650–60; perhaps alter. of rouse1]

roust


Past participle: rousted
Gerund: rousting

Imperative
roust
roust
Present
I roust
you roust
he/she/it rousts
we roust
you roust
they roust
Preterite
I rousted
you rousted
he/she/it rousted
we rousted
you rousted
they rousted
Present Continuous
I am rousting
you are rousting
he/she/it is rousting
we are rousting
you are rousting
they are rousting
Present Perfect
I have rousted
you have rousted
he/she/it has rousted
we have rousted
you have rousted
they have rousted
Past Continuous
I was rousting
you were rousting
he/she/it was rousting
we were rousting
you were rousting
they were rousting
Past Perfect
I had rousted
you had rousted
he/she/it had rousted
we had rousted
you had rousted
they had rousted
Future
I will roust
you will roust
he/she/it will roust
we will roust
you will roust
they will roust
Future Perfect
I will have rousted
you will have rousted
he/she/it will have rousted
we will have rousted
you will have rousted
they will have rousted
Future Continuous
I will be rousting
you will be rousting
he/she/it will be rousting
we will be rousting
you will be rousting
they will be rousting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rousting
you have been rousting
he/she/it has been rousting
we have been rousting
you have been rousting
they have been rousting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rousting
you will have been rousting
he/she/it will have been rousting
we will have been rousting
you will have been rousting
they will have been rousting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rousting
you had been rousting
he/she/it had been rousting
we had been rousting
you had been rousting
they had been rousting
Conditional
I would roust
you would roust
he/she/it would roust
we would roust
you would roust
they would roust
Past Conditional
I would have rousted
you would have rousted
he/she/it would have rousted
we would have rousted
you would have rousted
they would have rousted
Translations

roust

[raʊst] VT (US) (also roust out) → hacer salir bruscamente

roust

vt (US, from home, usual place on street: also roust out) → vertreiben; (= call out)kommen lassen; to roust somebody out of bed, to roust somebody outjdn aus dem Bett holen
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References in classic literature ?
Tom didn't feel no more intrust in him neither, only curiosity to know what come of him; but he said we'd lay low and keep dark and it wouldn't be long till the dogs or somebody rousted him out.
I made up my mind to get out the back way, if there was a back way, and I asked the shopwoman if I could step out there and look for the escaped slave, who was believed to be in hiding back there somewhere, and said I was an officer in disguise, and my pard was yonder at the door with one of the murderers in charge, and would she be good enough to step there and tell him he needn't wait, but had better go at once to the further end of the back alley and be ready to head him off when I rousted him out.
There are also several appendices quoting conversations between the rousted and the rouster.
VVODDs-on shot The Eaglehaslanded appeared in trouble when rousted along in third three out in the novice hurdle at Chepstow and he traded at 75 on Betfair, but Paul Nicholls' gelding clearly has stamina to spare and he wore down long-time leader Filatore (1.
Rousted along going to three out, he stuck gamely to his guns up the hill to get within a length and a quarter of the back-to-form Calgary Bay, who gave the form a boost when landing Doncaster's Great Yorkshire Stakes on his next outing.
The researchers also discovered that before amylin can begin forming fibrils, zinc must be rousted from its nesting place.
The seven-year-old was rousted by Ryan Moore to get into contention in the straight and hit the front inside the final furlong.
Los Angeles, in which the court held that homeless individuals in public spaces cannot be intimidated, harassed, rousted or arrested for having no shelter to go to, according to Eugene activist Paul Prensky.
Merrigan showed he had lost none of his undoubted talent as he rousted Dinarius to get the better of Quatro Pierji on the run-in and go on to score by two and a lengths.
phone call rousted well-traveled Brigham Young University student Anthon Jackson from bed.
This year he hit the deck in the Betfair and Hennessy while Mr Pointment stopped to a walk in the Becher Chase before being rousted again to finish second.
Pulled hard after being rousted along to take a prominent insiderail position at Ascot and paid for those exertions in closing stages on ground much firmer than ideal.