get or find by searching;
"What did you rout out in the library?"
force or drive out;
"The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
cause to flee;
"rout out the fighters from their caves"
- He winkled the stone out from inside his shoe.
- It's too difficult to winkle the truth out of him.
- They conspired to drive him out of the country.