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root



I - noun
1. (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 (Freq. 11)
Derivationally related forms:
rootlet
Topics:
botany, phytology
Hypernyms:
plant organ
Hyponyms:
calamus, taro, cocoyam, dasheen, eddo,
ginseng, horseradish, horseradish root, radish, chicory, chicory root,
salsify, oyster plant, Hottentot bread, Hottentot's bread, briarroot, orrisroot,
orris, sarsaparilla root, licorice root, senega, mandrake root, mandrake,
cassava, manioc, carrot, parsnip, pneumatophore, taproot,
adventitious root, rootlet, prop root
Part Holonyms:
rootage, root system
Substance Meronyms:
parenchyma
Part Meronyms:
root cap, root hair, bark
2. (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed (Freq. 2)
- thematic vowels are part of the stem
Syn:
root word, base, stem, theme, radical
Derivationally related forms:
stem (for: stem)
Topics:
linguistics
Hypernyms:
form, word form, signifier, descriptor
3. the place where something begins, where it springs into being (Freq. 2)
- 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
Syn:
beginning, origin, rootage, source
Derivationally related forms:
root (for: rootage), originate (for: origin)
Hypernyms:
point
Hyponyms:
derivation, spring, fountainhead, headspring, head,
headwater, wellhead, wellspring, jumping-off place, point of departure, birthplace,
cradle, place of origin, provenance, provenience, home, point source,
trail head, trailhead
4. a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms:
number
Hyponyms:
square root, cube root
5. the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation (Freq. 1)
Syn:
solution
Hypernyms:
set
6. someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
Syn:
ancestor, ascendant, ascendent, antecedent
Ant:
descendant (for: ancestor)
Derivationally related forms:
antecedent (for: antecedent), ancestral (for: ancestor)
Hypernyms:
relative, relation
Hyponyms:
ancestress, forebear, forbear, forefather, father,
sire, foremother, progenitor, primogenitor
7. a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes
Syn:
etymon
Hypernyms:
form, word form, signifier, descriptor
8. the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
Syn:
tooth root
Hypernyms:
structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure
Part Holonyms:
tooth
Part Meronyms:
cementum, cement

II - verb
1. take root and begin to grow (Freq. 2)
- this plant roots quickly
Derivationally related forms:
rooting
Hypernyms:
grow
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Something is ----ing PP
2. come into existence, originate
- The problem roots in her depression
Derivationally related forms:
rootage
Hypernyms:
become
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
3. plant by the roots
Hypernyms:
plant, set
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
4. dig with the snout
- the pig was rooting for truffles
Syn:
rout, rootle
Hypernyms:
dig, delve, cut into, turn over
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
5. become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
- He finally settled down
Syn:
settle, take root, steady down, settle down
Hypernyms:
stabilize, stabilise
Hyponyms:
roost
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s PP
6. cause to take roots
Derivationally related forms:
rooting
Hypernyms:
grow
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something

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