US: /ˈɹət/
UK: /ɹˈʌt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

rut /rʌt/
  • danh từ
    • sự động đực
    • nội động từ
      • động đực
      • danh từ
        • vết lún (của bánh xe)
        • vết đường mòn ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
          • to move in a rut: đi theo con đường mòn
        • (kỹ thuật) máng, rãnh
        • ngoại động từ
          • làm cho có vết lún; để lại những vết lún trên (đường)

        Advanced English dictionary

        + noun
        1 [C] a deep track that a wheel makes in soft ground: It was difficult to walk in the muddy ruts left by the tractor.
        2 [C] a boring way of life that does not change: I gave up my job because I felt I was stuck in a rut. + If you don't go out and meet new people, it's easy to get into a rut.
        3 [U] (also the rut) [sing.] the time of year when male animals, especially deer, become sexually active: stags fighting during the rut
        See also - RUTTED, RUTTING

        Thesaurus dictionary

        1 groove, furrow, wheel-mark, track, trough:
        In the winter the ruts in the lane fill with water and freeze, making driving difficult
        2 pattern, habit, routine, groove, grind, treadmill, dead end, Colloq rat race:
        After 27 years as a horse groom, I'm beginning to feel I'm stuck in a rut.

        Collocation dictionary


        muddy | deep | cart, tractor, wagon


        in a ~
        (figurative) My job bores me?I feel I'm in a rut.
        | into a ~
        (figurative) I'd got into a rut, cooking the same things week after week.
        | out of a ~
        (figurative) Moving abroad gave her the chance to get out of a rut.

        Concise English dictionary

        +a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)
        +a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
        +applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
        +be in a state of sexual excitement; of male mammals
        +hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove