Definitions For Root

noun

  • The embedded part of a bodily structure such as a tooth, nail, or hair
  • (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
  • A simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes
  • The set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
  • The place where something begins, where it springs into being
  • Someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
  • (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
  • A number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number
  • The part of a plant that grows underground, gets water from the ground, and holds the plant in place
  • The part of a tooth, hair, fingernail, etc., that is attached to the body
  • The cause or source of something

verb

  • Take root and begin to grow
  • Cause to take roots
  • Become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
  • Dig with the snout
  • Plant by the roots
  • Cheer for
  • Come into existence, originate

Is Root a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
4
Words with Friends
4

The word Root is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 4 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Root in a Sentence

  • Elm trees have shallow roots.
  • Pull weeds up by the roots so that they don't grow back.
  • You can tell that she dyes her hair blonde because her dark roots are showing.

Synonyms for Root

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