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Present participle for to place, lay or set firmly in surrounding matter
“The resulting soil is loose and fast-draining, which encourages plants to root deeply, well away from the desiccating heat at the surface.”
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(root for) Present participle for to declare enthusiastic approval or support of
“Our active protagonist needs to be relatable, or if the show is about an ensemble, there needs to be somebody we're going to root for.”
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Present participle for to rummage or search through
“He fell silent and simply watched her root through the closet.”
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Present participle for to plant or sow something
“The best way to propagate your favorites is to root stem cuttings taken from your own plants in spring.”
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(root out) Present participle for to remove, especially by digging out
“When the servants want to root out the weeds, the farmer forbids this, explaining that at the harvest he will separate the good plants from the weeds.”
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Approval or praise expressed by clapping
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