Root

14 Definitions of Root

The definition of root, the meaning of the word Root:

Is root a scrabble word? Yes!

  • n. - (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • n. - The place where something begins, where it springs into being
  • n. - (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
  • n. - A number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number
  • n. - The set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
  • n. - Someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
  • n. - A simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes
  • n. - The part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
  • v. - Take root and begin to grow
  • v. - Come into existence, originate
  • v. - Plant by the roots
  • v. - Dig with the snout
  • v. - Become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
  • v. - Cause to take roots

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Root is worth 4 points in Scrabble, and 4 points in Words with Friends

There are 4 letters in root: O O R T

2 Anagrams of Root

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Words that can be created with an extra letter added to root:

9 words found using the letters in "Root"

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