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English words starting with root

Root

ruːt

Meanings of Root:

noun

The part of a plant which attaches it to the ground or to a support, typically underground, conveying water and nourishment to the rest of the plant via numerous branches and fibres.

Usage examples:

Cacti have deep and spreading roots
verb

Cause (a plant or cutting) to grow roots.

Usage examples:

Root your own cuttings from stock plants

Meanings of Root about:

phrasal verb

To search for something, especially by looking through other things

Usage examples:

She was rooting around in her drawer for a pencil.

Meanings of Root around:

phrasal verb

To search for something, especially by looking through other things

Usage examples:

She was rooting around in her drawer for a pencil.

Root for

səˈpɔːt

Meanings of Root for:

phrasal verb

Support or hope for the success of a person or group entering a contest or undertaking a challenge.

Usage examples:

The whole of this club is rooting for him
verb

To give encouragement and approval to someone or something because you want the person or thing to succeed

Usage examples:

The president strongly supported egypt’s role in the negotiations., my family always supported me i…

Meanings of Root out:

phrasal verb

Find and get rid of a harmful or dangerous person or thing.

Usage examples:

He made it his goal to root out all spies in his midst

Root up

ruːt

Meanings of Root up:

phrasal verb

To remove a whole plant, including the roots, from the ground

Usage examples:

I suggest you root out those weeds before they take hold.

Meanings of Root-and-branch:

idiom

Completely

Usage examples:

Racism must be eliminated, root and branch.

Meanings of Rooted-to-the-spot:

idiom

Unable to move

Usage examples:

She was rooted to the spot with fear/amazement.

Meanings of Rootedly:

adverb

In a rooted or firmly established manner.

Rootedness

ˈruːtɪdnəs

Meanings of Rootedness:

noun

The quality of being rooted or firmly established.

Usage examples:

Country music offers a deep sense of rootedness

Rooter

ˈruːtə

Meanings of Rooter:

noun

A supporter or fan of a sports team or player.

Usage examples:

Ringside rooters rose to salute him

Rooters

ˈruːtə

Meanings of Rooters:

noun

A supporter or fan of a sports team or player.

Usage examples:

Ringside rooters rose to salute him

Meanings of Rootery:

noun

An ornamental arrangement of tree roots with soil between them into which garden plants are set.

Meanings of Rootfast:

adjective

Firmly held by the roots. frequently (and in earliest use) figurative: securely established; firmly fixed.

Meanings of Roothold:

noun

Attachment by means of roots; a place where roots can take hold.

Meanings of Rootholds:

noun

Attachment by means of roots; a place where roots can take hold.

Meanings of Rootiness:

noun

The quality of being rooty.

Rooting

ruːt

Meanings of Rooting:

verb

Cause (a plant or cutting) to grow roots.

Usage examples:

Root your own cuttings from stock plants
noun

The part of a plant which attaches it to the ground or to a support, typically underground, conveying water and nourishment to the rest of the plant via numerous branches and fibres.

Usage examples:

Cacti have deep and spreading roots

Meanings of Rooting-around:

phrasal verb

To search for something, especially by looking through other things

Usage examples:

Root around in somewhere she was rooting around in her drawer for a pencil.

Meanings of Rooting-out:

phrasal verb

To remove a whole plant, including the roots, from the ground

Usage examples:

I suggest you root out those weeds before they take hold.

Rootle

ˈruːt(ə)l

Meanings of Rootle:

verb

Another term for root2.

Usage examples:

The terriers scuttled off to rootle through the brushwood

Rootless

ˈruːt.ləs

Meanings of Rootless:

adjective

(of a plant) not having roots.

Usage examples:

A rootless flowering plant

Meanings of Rootlessness:

noun

A feeling of not having a home to return to

Usage examples:

He is struggling with his rootlessness as an indian in australia., her sense of rootlessness became…

Rootling

ˈruːt(ə)l

Meanings of Rootling:

verb

Another term for root2.

Usage examples:

The terriers scuttled off to rootle through the brushwood

Rootstock

ˈruːt.stɒk

Meanings of Rootstock:

noun

A rhizome.

Usage examples:

Conventional tillage is effective for reducing populations of many biennial and perennial weeds tha…

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