root - 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
  • the place where something begins, where it springs into being
  • (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
  • a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number
  • the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
  • someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
  • a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes
  • the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support

  • root - verb

    • take root and begin to grow
    • come into existence, originate
    • plant by the roots
    • dig with the snout
    • become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
    • cause to take roots

    root - thesaurus

    ancestor   antecedent   ascendant   ascendent   base   beginning   etymon   origin   radical   rootage   rootle   rout   settle   solution   source   stem   theme  

    Scrabble score for root

    r is 1 o is 1 o is 1 t is 1
    Scrabble score = 4

    generated at 04:49:17 on 28-04-24

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