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Definition of "Root" :

noun: the embedded part of a bodily structure such as a tooth, nail, or hair

noun: (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

noun: a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes

noun: the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation

noun: the place where something begins, where it springs into being

"Communism's Russian root."

noun: someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)


noun: (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground

noun: a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number

verb: take root and begin to grow

"This plant roots quickly."

verb: cause to take roots

verb: become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style

verb: dig with the snout

"The pig was rooting for truffles."

verb: plant by the roots

verb: cheer for

"She roots for the Broncos."

verb: come into existence, originate

"The problem roots in her depression."