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root 1

 (ro͞ot, ro͝ot)
n.
1.
a. The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
b. Any of various other underground plant parts, especially an underground stem such as a rhizome, corm, or tuber.
2.
a. The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
b. The bottom or supporting part of something: We snipped the wires at the roots.
3. The essential part or element; the basic core: I finally got to the root of the problem.
4. A primary source; an origin. See Synonyms at origin.
5. A progenitor or ancestor from which a person or family is descended.
6.
a. often roots The condition of being settled and of belonging to a particular place or society: Our roots in this town go back a long way.
b. roots The state of having or establishing an indigenous relationship with or a personal affinity for a particular culture, society, or environment: music with unmistakable African roots.
7. Linguistics
a. The element that carries the main component of meaning in a word and provides the basis from which a word is derived by adding affixes or inflectional endings or by phonetic change.
b. Such an element reconstructed for a protolanguage. Also called radical.
8. Mathematics
a. A number that when multiplied by itself an indicated number of times forms a product equal to a specified number. For example, a fourth root of 4 is √2. Also called nth root.
b. A number that reduces a polynomial equation in one variable to an identity when it is substituted for the variable.
c. A number at which a polynomial has the value zero.
9. Music
a. The note from which a chord is built.
b. Such a note occurring as the lowest note of a triad or other chord.
v. root·ed, root·ing, roots
v.intr.
1. To grow roots or a root: Carrot tops will root in water.
2. To become firmly established or settled: The idea of tolerance has rooted in our culture.
v.tr.
1. To plant and fix the roots of (a plant) in soil or the ground.
2. To establish or settle firmly: Our love of the ocean has rooted us here.
3. To be the source or origin of: "Much of [the team's] success was rooted in the bullpen" (Dan Shaughnessy).
4.
a. To dig or pull out by the roots. Often used with up or out: We rooted out the tree stumps with a tractor.
b. To remove or get rid of. Often used with out: "declared that waste and fraud will be vigorously rooted out of Government" (New York Times).
Idiom:
root and branch
Utterly; completely: The organization has been transformed root and branch by its new leaders.

[Middle English rot, from Old English rōt, from Old Norse; see wrād- in Indo-European roots.]

root′er n.

root 2

 (ro͞ot, ro͝ot)
v. root·ed, root·ing, roots
v.tr.
1. To turn up by digging with the snout or nose: hogs that rooted up acorns.
2. To cause to appear or be known. Used with out: an investigation that rooted out the source of the problem.
v.intr.
1. To turn over the earth with the snout or nose.
2. To search or rummage for something: rooted around for a pencil in his cluttered office.

[Middle English wroten, from Old English wrōtan.]

root′er n.

root 3

 (ro͞ot, ro͝ot)
intr.v. root·ed, root·ing, roots
1. To give audible encouragement or applause to a contestant or team; cheer. See Synonyms at applaud.
2. To give moral support to someone; hope for a favorable outcome for someone: We'll be rooting for you when you take the exam.

[Possibly alteration of rout.]

root′er n.

root

(ruːt)
n
1. (Botany)
a. the organ of a higher plant that anchors the rest of the plant in the ground, absorbs water and mineral salts from the soil, and does not bear leaves or buds
b. (loosely) any of the branches of such an organ
2. (Botany) any plant part, such as a rhizome or tuber, that is similar to a root in structure, function, or appearance
3.
a. the essential, fundamental, or primary part or nature of something: your analysis strikes at the root of the problem.
b. (as modifier): the root cause of the problem.
4. (Anatomy) anatomy the embedded portion of a tooth, nail, hair, etc
5. origin or derivation, esp as a source of growth, vitality, or existence
6. (plural) a person's sense of belonging in a community, place, etc, esp the one in which he was born or brought up
7. an ancestor or antecedent
8. (Bible) Bible a descendant
9. (Linguistics) the form of a word that remains after removal of all affixes; a morpheme with lexical meaning that is not further subdivisible into other morphemes with lexical meaning. Compare stem19
10. (Mathematics) maths a number or quantity that when multiplied by itself a certain number of times equals a given number or quantity: 3 is a cube root of 27.
11. (Mathematics) maths Also called: solution a number that when substituted for the variable satisfies a given equation: 2 is a root of x3 – 2x – 4 = 0.
12. (Music, other) music (in harmony) the note forming the foundation of a chord
13. slang Austral and NZ sexual intercourse
14. root and branch
a. (adverb) entirely; completely; utterly
b. (adjective) thorough; radical; complete
vb
15. (Botany) (intr) Also: take root to put forth or establish a root and begin to grow
16. (intr) Also: take root to become established, embedded, or effective
17. (tr) to fix or embed with or as if with a root or roots
18. slang Austral and NZ to have sexual intercourse (with)
[Old English rōt, from Old Norse; related to Old English wyrt wort]
ˈrooter n
ˈrootˌlike adj
ˈrooty adj
ˈrootiness n

root

(ruːt)
vb (intr)
1. (Zoology) (of a pig) to burrow in or dig up the earth in search of food, using the snout
2. informal (foll by: about, around, in, etc) to search vigorously but unsystematically
[C16: changed (through influence of root1) from earlier wroot, from Old English wrōtan; related to Old English wrōt snout, Middle Dutch wrōte mole]
ˈrooter n

root

vb
(General Sporting Terms) informal (usually foll by: for) to give support to (a contestant, team, etc), as by cheering
[C19: perhaps a variant of Scottish rout to make a loud noise, from Old Norse rauta to roar]
ˈrooter n

root1

(rut, rʊt)

n.
1. a part of the body of a plant that develops, typically, from the radicle and grows downward into the soil, anchoring the plant and absorbing nutriment and moisture.
2. any underground part of a plant, as a rhizome.
3. something resembling or suggesting the root of a plant in position or function.
4. the embedded or basal portion of a hair, tooth, nail, nerve, etc.
5. the fundamental or essential part.
6. the source or origin of a thing: the root of all evil.
7. a person or family as the source of offspring or descendants.
8. roots,
a. a person's original or ancestral home, environment, and culture.
b. the personal relationships, affinity for a place, habits, etc., that make a locale one's true home.
9.
a. a quantity that, when multiplied by itself a certain number of times, produces a given quantity: 2 is the square root of 4, the cube root of 8, and the fourth root of 16.
b. r th root, the quantity raised to the power 1/r: 2 is the ? root of 8.
c. a value of the argument of a function for which the function takes the value zero.
10.
a. a morpheme that underlies an inflectional or derivational paradigm, as dance, the root in danced, dancer or tend-, the root of Latin tendere “to stretch.”
b. such a form reconstructed for a parent language, as *sed-, the hypothetical proto-Indo-European root meaning “sit.”
11.
a. the fundamental tone of a compound musical tone of a series of harmonies.
b. the lowest tone of a chord when arranged as a series of thirds; fundamental.
12.
a. (in a screw or other threaded object) the narrow inner surface between threads.
b. (in a gear) the narrow inner surface between teeth.
v.i.
13. to become fixed or established.
v.t.
14. to fix by or as if by roots: We were rooted to the spot in amazement.
15. to implant or establish deeply.
16. to pull, tear, or dig up by the roots (often fol. by up or out).
17. to extirpate; remove completely (often fol. by up or out): to root out crime.
Idioms:
take root,
a. to send out roots; begin to grow.
b. to become established.
[before 1150; Middle English; late Old English rōt < Old Norse rōt, akin to Old English wyrt plant, wort2]

root2

(rut, rʊt)

v.i.
1. to turn up the soil with the snout, as swine.
2. to poke or search: to root around in a drawer for a cuff link.
v.t.
3. to turn over with the snout (often fol. by up).
4. to unearth (often fol. by up).
[1530–40; variant of wroot (now obsolete), Middle English wroten, Old English wrōtan, c. Old High German ruozzen; akin to Old English wrōt a snout]

root3

(rut or, sometimes, rʊt)

v.i.
1. to encourage a team or contestant by cheering or applauding enthusiastically.
2. to lend moral support.
[1885–90, Amer.; perhaps variant of rout3]
root′er, n.

Root

(rut)

n.
Elihu, 1845–1937, U.S. statesman: Nobel peace prize 1912.

root

(ro͞ot)
1. A plant part that usually grows underground, secures the plant in place, absorbs minerals and water, and stores food manufactured by leaves and other plant parts. In certain plants, additional roots grow out from the stem above ground, bending down into the soil, to provide more support.
2. Any of various other plant parts that grow underground, especially an underground stem such as a corm, rhizome, or tuber.
3. The part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and not covered by enamel.
4. Mathematics
a. A number that, when multiplied by itself a given number of times, produces a specified number. For example, since 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 = 16, 2 is a fourth root of 16.
b. A solution to an equation. For example, a root of the equation x2 - 4 = 0 is 2, since 22 - 4 = 0.

root


Past participle: rooted
Gerund: rooting

Imperative
root
root
Present
I root
you root
he/she/it roots
we root
you root
they root
Preterite
I rooted
you rooted
he/she/it rooted
we rooted
you rooted
they rooted
Present Continuous
I am rooting
you are rooting
he/she/it is rooting
we are rooting
you are rooting
they are rooting
Present Perfect
I have rooted
you have rooted
he/she/it has rooted
we have rooted
you have rooted
they have rooted
Past Continuous
I was rooting
you were rooting
he/she/it was rooting
we were rooting
you were rooting
they were rooting
Past Perfect
I had rooted
you had rooted
he/she/it had rooted
we had rooted
you had rooted
they had rooted
Future
I will root
you will root
he/she/it will root
we will root
you will root
they will root
Future Perfect
I will have rooted
you will have rooted
he/she/it will have rooted
we will have rooted
you will have rooted
they will have rooted
Future Continuous
I will be rooting
you will be rooting
he/she/it will be rooting
we will be rooting
you will be rooting
they will be rooting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rooting
you have been rooting
he/she/it has been rooting
we have been rooting
you have been rooting
they have been rooting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rooting
you will have been rooting
he/she/it will have been rooting
we will have been rooting
you will have been rooting
they will have been rooting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rooting
you had been rooting
he/she/it had been rooting
we had been rooting
you had been rooting
they had been rooting
Conditional
I would root
you would root
he/she/it would root
we would root
you would root
they would root
Past Conditional
I would have rooted
you would have rooted
he/she/it would have rooted
we would have rooted
you would have rooted
they would have rooted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.root - (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodesroot - (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
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
calamus - the aromatic root of the sweet flag used medicinally
cocoyam, dasheen, eddo, taro - edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants
ginseng - aromatic root of ginseng plants
horseradish, horseradish root - the root of the horseradish plant; it is grated or ground and used for seasoning
radish - pungent edible root of any of various cultivated radish plants
chicory, chicory root - the dried root of the chicory plant: used as a coffee substitute
oyster plant, salsify - edible root of the salsify plant
Hottentot bread, Hottentot's bread - thick edible rootstock of elephant's-foot
briarroot - hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea
orrisroot, orris - fragrant rootstock of various irises especially Florentine iris; used in perfumes and medicines
sarsaparilla root - dried root of any of various plants of the genus Smilax used as a flavoring agent
licorice root - root of licorice used in flavoring e.g. candy and liqueurs and medicines
senega - dried root of two plants of the genus Polygala containing an irritating saponin
mandrake, mandrake root - the root of the mandrake plant; used medicinally or as a narcotic
cassava, manioc - cassava root eaten as a staple food after drying and leaching; source of tapioca
carrot - deep orange edible root of the cultivated carrot plant
parsnip - the whitish root of cultivated parsnip
plant organ - a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
parenchyma - the primary tissue of higher plants composed of thin-walled cells that remain capable of cell division even when mature; constitutes the greater part of leaves, roots, the pulp of fruits, and the pith of stems
root system, rootage - a developed system of roots
pneumatophore - an air-filled root (submerged or exposed) that can function as a respiratory organ of a marsh or swamp plant
taproot - (botany) main root of a plant growing straight downward from the stem
adventitious root - root growing in an unusual location e.g. from a stem
root cap - thimble-shaped mass of cells covering and protecting the growing tip of a root
rootlet - small root or division of a root
root hair - thin hairlike outgrowth of an epidermal cell just behind the tip; absorbs nutrients from the soil
prop root - a root that grows from and supports the stem above the ground in plants such as mangroves
bark - tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
2.root - the place where something begins, where it springs into beingroot - the place where something begins, where it springs into being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root"
derivation - the source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues); "he prefers shoes of Italian derivation"; "music of Turkish derivation"
spring - a point at which water issues forth
headspring, fountainhead, head - the source of water from which a stream arises; "they tracked him back toward the head of the stream"
headwater - the source of a river; "the headwaters of the Nile"
wellhead, wellspring - the source of water for a well
jumping-off place, point of departure - a place from which an enterprise or expedition is launched; "one day when I was at a suitable jumping-off place I decided to see if I could find him"; "my point of departure was San Francisco"
place of origin, provenance, provenience, birthplace, cradle - where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence; "the birthplace of civilization"
home - place where something began and flourished; "the United States is the home of basketball"
point source - a concentrated source (especially of radiation or pollution) that is spatially constricted
trail head, trailhead - the beginning of a trail
point - the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
3.root - (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
linguistics - the scientific study of language
descriptor, form, signifier, word form - the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something; "the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached"
4.root - a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
square root - a number that when multiplied by itself equals a given number
cube root - a number that when multiplied three times equals a given number
5.root - the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
set - (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite"
6.root - someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)root - someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
ancestress - a woman ancestor
forbear, forebear - a person from whom you are descended
forefather, sire, father - the founder of a family; "keep the faith of our forefathers"
foremother - a woman ancestor
primogenitor, progenitor - an ancestor in the direct line
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
7.root - a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes
descriptor, form, signifier, word form - the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something; "the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached"
8.root - the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as supportroot - the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
cementum, cement - a specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth
Verb1.root - take root and begin to grow; "this plant roots quickly"
grow - become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
root - cause to take roots
2.root - come into existence, originate; "The problem roots in her depression"
become - come into existence; "What becomes has duration"
3.root - plant by the roots
plant, set - put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground; "Let's plant flowers in the garden"
4.root - dig with the snout; "the pig was rooting for truffles"
cut into, delve, dig, turn over - turn up, loosen, or remove earth; "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration"
5.root - become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; "He finally settled down"
stabilise, stabilize - become stable or more stable; "The economy stabilized"
roost - settle down or stay, as if on a roost
6.root - cause to take roots
grow - cause to grow or develop; "He grows vegetables in his backyard"
root - take root and begin to grow; "this plant roots quickly"

root

1
noun
1. stem, tuber, rhizome, radix, radicle the twisted roots of an apple tree
plural noun
1. sense of belonging, origins, heritage, birthplace, home, family, cradle I am proud of my Brazilian roots.
put down roots settle, set up home, get established, make your home, establish yourself They put down roots in India.
root and branch
1. complete, total, entire, radical, utter, thorough in need of root and branch reform
2. completely, finally, totally, entirely, radically, thoroughly, wholly, utterly, without exception, to the last man They want to deal with the problem root and branch.
root for someone support, back, encourage, defend, side with, stand up for, stand behind, stick up for (informal), be a source of strength to We'll be rooting for you.
root something or someone out
1. get rid of, remove, destroy, eliminate, abolish, cut out, erase, eradicate, do away with, uproot, weed out, efface, exterminate, extirpate, wipe from the face of the earth The generals have to root out traitors.
2. discover, find, expose, turn up, uncover, unearth, bring to light, ferret out It shouldn't take long to root out the cause of the problem.
take root
1. take hold, take, develop, establish, become established, become fixed Time is needed for democracy to take root.
2. germinate, take, establish, become established, begin to sprout Cover the bulbs with chicken wire, removing it when they take root.
Related words
adjective radical

root

2
verb dig, hunt, nose, poke, burrow, delve, ferret, pry, rummage, forage, rootle She rooted through the bag.

root 1

noun
1. The most central and material part:
Law: gravamen.
2. A fundamental principle or underlying concept:
4. A point of origin from which ideas or influences, for example, originate:
5. The main part of a word to which affixes are attached:
verb
1. To implant so deeply as to make change nearly impossible:
2. To provide a basis for:

root 2

verb
To express approval, especially by clapping:
Idiom: give someone a hand.
Translations
wortel
أصْل، شُرشجذرجَذْرجِذْرجُذور العائِلَه، أُصول
корен
arrel
kořenkořenykořínekodmocninarýt
rodrodeplante
juurilähdepääkäyttäjä
korijen
gyökgyökérok
akar
rótrót, orsökrótaróta ískjóta rótum
歯根起源
뿌리근원
radicisradix
saknesaknesvandītiesapsakņotcēlonis
koreňkorienok
koreninakoren
korenкорен
rotröttertandrotkällanollställe
mizizimzizi
ราก
kökkök salmakkökennedenyiyecek aramak
коренікорінь
chân răngchân tócrễrễ cây

root

[ruːt]
A. N
1. (Bot) → raíz f
the plant's root systemlas raíces de la planta
to pull sth up by the rootsarrancar algo de raíz
to take rootechar raíces, arraigar
root and branchcompletamente, del todo
they aimed to eliminate Marxism root and branchsu objetivo era erradicar el marxismo, su objetivo era acabar con el marxismo de raíz
a root and branch overhaul of the benefits systemuna revisión completa or de cabo a rabo del sistema de prestaciones
2. (Bio) [of hair, tooth] → raíz f
3. (= origin) [of problem, word] → raíz f
the root of the problem is thatla raíz del problema es que ...
her roots are in Manchestertiene sus raíces en Manchester
she has no rootsno tiene raíces
to pull up one's rootslevantar raíces
to put down roots in a countryechar raíces en un país
to take root [idea] → arraigarse
see also money
4. (Math) square rootraíz f cuadrada
5. (Ling) → raíz f, radical m
B. VT
1. (Bot) [+ plant] → hacer arraigar
2. (fig) to be rooted to the spotquedar paralizado
a deeply rooted prejudiceun prejuicio muy arraigado
C. VI
1. (Bot) [plant] → echar raíces, arraigar
2. (= search) [animal] → hozar, hocicar
I was rooting through some old photos the other dayel otro día estaba husmeando entre viejas fotos
D. CPD root beer N (US) bebida refrescante elaborada a base de raíces
root cause Ncausa f primordial
root crops NPLcultivos mpl de tubérculos
root ginger Nraíz f de jengibre
root vegetable Ntubérculo m comestible
root word N (Ling) → palabra f que es raíz or radical de otras
root about root around VI + ADV [pig] → hozar, hocicar; [person] (= search) → andar buscando por todas partes; (= investigate) → investigar
to root around for sthandar buscando algo
root for VI + PREP [+ team] → animar (con gritos y pancartas); [+ cause] → hacer propaganda por, apoyar a
root out VT + ADV [+ plant] → arrancar (de raíz), desarraigar; (= find) → desenterrar, encontrar; (= do away with) → acabar con, arrancar de raíz, extirpar
root through VI + PREP
1. [pig] → hocicar
2. (fig) → examinar, explorar
root up VT + ADV [+ plant, tree] → arrancar (de raíz), desarraigar

root

[ˈruːt]
n
[plant, tree] → racine f
to take root [plant, idea] → prendre racine
root and branch adventièrement; adj [review, reform] → complet/ète
to put down roots (= settle down) [person] → s'enraciner
[hair, tooth] → racine f
They pulled her hair out by the roots → Ils lui ont arraché les cheveux avec leurs racines. root canal treatment
(MATHEMATICS)racine f
(= origin) [problem, disease] → racine f
to have its roots in sth → avoir ses racines dans qch
[word] → racine f
modif
[system, growth] → racinaire; [ball] → de racines root crop, root stock
[problem, cause] → fondamental(e) root word
vi
[plant] → s'enraciner
[idea] → prendre racine roots
npl (= origins) [person] → racines fpl
modif [music, reggae] → roots
root about
vifouiller
root around
vifouiller
She started rooting around in her handbag → Elle a commencé à fouiller dans son sac à main.
root for
vt fus (= support) → appuyer
root out
vt sepextirper
They are determined to root out corruption → Ils sont déterminés à extirper la corruption.
root through
vt fus (= search) → fouiller dansroot beer n (US) boisson gazeuse à base d'extraits végétauxroot canal treatment ntraitement m radiculaireroot crop n (= root vegetable) → tubercule m

root

n
(of plant, hair, tooth)Wurzel f; roots (fig, of person) → Wurzeln; by the rootsmit der Wurzel; to take root (lit, fig)Wurzeln schlagen; her roots are in Scotlandsie ist in Schottland verwurzelt; she has no rootssie ist nirgends zu Hause; to put down roots in a countryin einem Land Fuß fassen; root and branch (fig)mit Stumpf und Stiel ? grass-roots, pull up
(fig: = source: of evil, of trouble etc) → Wurzel f; the root of the matterder Kern der Sache; to get to the root(s) of the problemdem Problem auf den Grund gehen; that is or lies at the root of his behaviour (Brit) or behavior (US) → das ist der eigentliche Grund für sein Benehmen
(Math, Ling) → Wurzel f; (of equation)Lösung f; (Ling: = base form) → Stamm m ? cube, square root
vt plantWurzeln schlagen lassen bei
vi (plants etc)Wurzeln schlagen or fassen

root

in cpdsWurzel-;
root beer
n (US) Art Limonade
root-canal work, root-canal therapy
n (Dentistry) → Wurzelkanalbehandlung f, → Zahnwurzelbehandlung f
root cause
root crop
nWurzelgemüse nt no pl
root directory
n (Comput) → Stammverzeichnis nt

root

:
root sign
n (Math) → Wurzelzeichen nt
rootstock
n (Bot) → Wurzelstock m
root treatment
n (Dentistry) → Wurzelbehandlung f
root vegetable
nWurzelgemüse nt
root word
n (Ling) → Wortwurzel f; (= base form)Wortstamm m

root

[ruːt]
1. n (gen) (Math) → radice f
repeated root (Math) → radice f multipla
to pull up by the roots → sradicare
to take root (plant) → attecchire, prendere (idea) → far presa
the root of the problem is that ... → il problema deriva dal fatto che...
to put down roots in a country → mettere radici in un paese
2. vt (plant) → far fare le radici a, far radicare
to be rooted to the spot (fig) → rimanere inchiodato/a sul posto
3. vi (Bot) → attecchire, mettere radici
root about root around vi + adv (fig) → frugare, rovistare
root for vi + prep (Am) (fam) → fare il tifo per
root out vt + adv (find) → scovare, pescare; (remove) → eradicare, estirpare
root up vt + advsradicare

root1

(ruːt) noun
1. the part of a plant that grows under the ground and draws food and water from the soil. Trees often have deep roots; Carrots and turnips are edible roots.
2. the base of something growing in the body. the roots of one's hair/teeth.
3. cause; origin. Love of money is the root of all evil; We must get at the root of the trouble.
4. (in plural) family origins. Our roots are in Scotland.
verb
to (make something) grow roots. These plants aren't rooting very well; He rooted the plants in compost.
root beer
a kind of non-alcoholic drink made from the roots of certain plants.
root crop
plants with roots that are grown for food. The farm has three fields of root crops.
root out
1. to pull up or tear out by the roots. The gardener began to root out the weeds.
2. to get rid of completely. We must do our best to root out poverty.
take root
to grow firmly; to become established. The plants soon took root.

root2

(ruːt) verb
1. to poke about in the ground. The pigs were rooting about for food.
2. to search by turning things over etc. She rooted about in the cupboard.

root

جِذْر kořen rod Wurzel ρίζα raíz juuri racine korijen radice 뿌리 wortel rot korzeń raiz корень rot ราก kök rễ cây

root

n. raíz; radical.

root

n raíz f; hair — raíz del pelo or cabello; nerve — raíz nerviosa; — canal (fam, root canal therapy) endodoncia, tratamiento de conducto; tooth — o— of a tooth raíz dental, raíz de un diente