What is the opposite of rooting?

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Verb
Opposite of present participle for to place, lay or set firmly in surrounding matter
“She scraped her flat shoes across the ground to dislodge any stale mud and walked to the center of the alley.”
Verb
(root for) Opposite of present participle for to declare enthusiastic approval or support of
“If they jeer you, it means they do not like you, and I am going to look for another team.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to rummage or search through
“He returned to his bunk in the barracks and began to arrange his clothes in the locker at the foot of his bed.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to plant or sow something
“It was accompanied by a rapid temperature drop and a squally wind change that was strong enough to uproot trees and unroof about 50 houses.”
Verb
(root out) Opposite of present participle for to remove, especially by digging out
“Over the years, I've learned to plant black radish after midsummer so it will not bolt to flower before forming a root.”
Noun
Opposite of approval or praise expressed by clapping
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