- A root.
- A kind of guitar, the notes of which were produced by a small wheel or wheel-like arrangement; an instrument similar to the hurdy-gurdy.
- The noise produced by the surf of the sea dashing upon the shore. See Rut.
- A frequent repetition of forms of speech without attention to the meaning; mere repetition; as, to learn rules by rote.
- To learn or repeat by rote.
- To go out by rotation or succession; to rotate.