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.]
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roust

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

(raʊst)

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

roust

[raʊst] VT (US) (also roust out) → hacer salir bruscamente
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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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"Another time a man comes a-prowling round here you roust me out, you hear?
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.
And in my book-walled den, the mausoleum of the thoughts of men, I take my drink, and other drinks, and roust out the sleeping dogs from the recesses of my brain and hallo them on over the walls of prejudice and law and through all the cunning labyrinths of superstition and belief.