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Synonyms for root

sense of belonging

put down roots

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  • settle
  • set up home
  • get established
  • make your home
  • establish yourself

root and branch: complete

root and branch: completely

root for someone

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root something or someone out: get rid of

root something or someone out: discover

take root: take hold

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take root: germinate

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Synonyms for root

a fundamental principle or underlying concept

a point of origin from which ideas or influences, for example, originate

the main part of a word to which affixes are attached

to implant so deeply as to make change nearly impossible

to express approval, especially by clapping

Synonyms for root

(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

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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

take root and begin to grow

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come into existence, originate

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plant by the roots

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dig with the snout

become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style

cause to take roots

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from the trunk, and plant shallow-rooted perennials that don't require frequent division such as hostas, liriope and sedum.
The market looks in two directions: backward to the deeply rooted culture of the East; forward to the relatively shallow-rooted culture of the West.
The two shallow-rooted selections were RILs 17 and 7 and the two deep-rooted selections were RILs 24 and 38.
To make sure roots are shaded, plant clematis between low-growing shrubs such as Wheeler's dwarf pittosporum or in a bed of shallow-rooted ground cover such as Serbian bellflower (Campanula).
They agree on several fundamentals: Marriage is valuable to society and individuals, particularly children; living together is not the same as marriage--it's generally short-term, shallow-rooted, and emotionally bruising; the value our society places on personal freedom conflicts with the compromise and support needed for marriage; many people expect too much and give too little in marriage.
Instead, the charcoal that has been identified came from branches of Rhacophyton, a shallow-rooted fern that probably coated the forest floor.
We leave young beech in the shadow of oaks to keep branches from growing," he says, "and we're letting beech grow among the shallow-rooted spruce to give them more stability against wind throw.
Add water-retaining granules to the soil and mulch or underplant with spring bulbs or shallow-rooted plants that will keep weeds down and moisture in.
Broad-leaved evergreens, such as rhododendrons, which are shallow-rooted, are best planted by the end of October.
It's a shallow-rooted perennial crop which doesn't like disturbance and occupies the ground full-time, and it takes a couple of years to settle in.
REDUCE shoots on hybrid tea and floribunda roses to prevent these shallow-rooted plants being loosened in the ground by strong winds.
If one is tall, the other will need to be low-growing and, ideally, shallow-rooted.
It's easy to dig underneath the root system of such shallow-rooted shrubs and the plants shouldn't have any problems re-establishing themselves in another part of the garden.