What is the opposite of root?

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Noun
Opposite of the basic cause, source, or origin of something
Noun
Opposite of an answer to a problem or puzzle
“He has been wracking his brain over this particular problem for hours.”
Noun
Opposite of the vital part or essence of something
Noun
(usually in singular) Opposite of the reason or origin of an event or set of circumstances
“In this paper, we explore the consequence of the country's civil war.”
Noun
Opposite of the lowest part of something, especially the part on which it rests or is supported
Verb
Opposite of to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter
Verb
(root for) Opposite of to declare enthusiastic approval or support of
Verb
Opposite of to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter
Verb
Opposite of to compress tightly into
Verb
Opposite of to physically place in a given location
“The tech company decided it would be prudent to leave Silicon Valley after many years of being established there.”
Verb
Opposite of to base on a principle, idea, feeling or physical matter
“Our company will oppose anything that contradicts our core principles.”
Verb
Opposite of search in a clumsy and unmethodical manner
Verb
Opposite of search unsystematically and untidily through something
Verb
Opposite of to place or position in a given place or location
“Students petitioned the art museum to remove a sculpture of a sleepwalking man because it was controversial.”
Verb
Opposite of to cause to fail
Verb
Opposite of to make high
Verb
Opposite of to use up all the physical energy of
Verb
Opposite of to insert beneath a surface
“She copied him, amazed at how easy it was to pull the weeds from the ground and at the intricate little system of roots they had at the bottoms.”
Adjective
Opposite of essential, as an element, principle, or law
Adjective
Opposite of fundamental, inherent or central in nature
“Hickey theorized that humans have an underlying primary nature, as well as an opposing secondary nature.”
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