root

What are the hypernyms for root?

Hypernyms for root

complex body part word form relative bodily structure signifier relation structure body structure descriptor plant organ anatomical structure form point number grow delve set stabilize cut into become stabilise turn over dig plant

Definitions for root

  • 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; "He finally settled down"
  • verb - dig with the snout; "the pig was rooting for truffles"
  • verb - plant by the roots
  • verb - come into existence
  • noun - the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
  • noun - (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
  • 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
  • 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
  • Pronounciation of root

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    Synonyms for root

    base etymon rootage ascendent stem solution source antecedent tooth root theme beginning ancestor root word radical origin ascendant settle rout take root rootle steady down settle down

    Antonyms for root

    No antonyms found for root.

    Holonyms for root

    No holonyms found for root.

    Hyponyms for root

    headspring wellspring cradle home ancestress father primogenitor dasheen horseradish root salsify briarroot licorice root cassava pneumatophore prop root derivation head jumping-off place place of origin point source forebear sire calamus eddo radish oyster plant orrisroot senega manioc taproot square root spring headwater point of departure provenance trail head forbear foremother taro ginseng chicory Hottentot bread orris mandrake root carrot adventitious root cube root fountainhead wellhead birthplace provenience trailhead forefather progenitor cocoyam horseradish chicory root Hottentot's bread sarsaparilla root mandrake parsnip rootlet roost

    Meronyms for root

    No meronyms found for root.

    Sounds like root

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