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Synonyms for root

sense of belonging

put down roots


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

root and branch: complete

root and branch: completely

root for someone


root something or someone out: get rid of

root something or someone out: discover

take root: take hold


take root: germinate


Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

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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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In the oral cavity, mandibular molars are the first permanent teeth to erupt and are the most common teeth that require endodontic treatment because of early caries.5 Variability in the root canal morphology exists among different races.6 Root canal morphology of mandibular first molar has been extensively studied among various population groups and their results demonstrate that it exhibits diverse morphologic variations.8-13 Gu et al.8 studied root canal anatomy in Chinese population and reported that the most common root canal configuration in the root was Type IV (64.4%) followed by Type II (11.1%).
Regarding distal root canal morphology, Rwenyonyi et al.12 reported in Ugandan population the frequency of Type 1 (84.8%), Type IV (9.4%) and Type II (1.3%).
Roots' latest funding round is expected to be completed sometime this month, a source told the newspaper, adding that the new financing would boost Root's value to $3.65 billion.
The word 'affon 'kite' is related to the root [square root]'f which carries the connotation of flying, yet the formation of the root is new because [square root]'f is historically derived from the root structure CVC (CwC or CyC, [square root]'wf in this case) rather than [C.sub.1][C.sub.2][C.sub.2].
Sometimes root damage is visibly obvious when utility trenches, repaving, grading, or soil compaction occurs in the tree's root zone, but more often it can be difficult to assess damage.
Loss of cementum and dentine which are inevitable processes due to root resorption occur either physiologically or due to some pathological routes.
This research was conducted to determine the effects of treatments with IBA (0, 2, 4 and 6 g l-1) and some plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) (Burkholderia gladii-BA7,Bacillus subtilus-OSU142 and Bacillus megatorium-M3) strains alone and combination with each bacterial strains on rooting and root growth in black and white mulberry hardwood cuttings.
This course consists of 26 h of seminar lessons and 26 h of laboratory practice per semester, and aims to teach students the basic concepts and principles of the endodontic therapy, the morphology of teeth and their root canal anatomy, and the basic preparation and obturations techniques of the root canals.
All CBCT images were evaluated by two clinicians who recorded tooth position, patient gender, number of roots, and root canal morphology (Vertucci's classification).
Three nursery grade rooting media such as sand, silt and top soil were used separately by making 6 inches layer on ground for root induction under non-misting low-plastic plastic tunnel (Fig.
Another group of experts has discussed the reinforcement mechanisms of root systems in soil by combining statistical and mechanical methods.
I sense all pattern below, in roots. That is a heavy pattern, chains.
Bare-root trees are so named because the plants are dug from the ground when dormant (leafless), and then their roots are shaken free of soil.