from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Fixed in one position; immobile; unable to move.
- adj. Ingrained, as through repeated use; entrenched; habitual or instinctive.
- adj. Having a basic or fundamental connection (to a thing); based, originating (from).
- adj. Having a root.
- adj. In trouble or in strife, screwed.
- adj. Broken, damaged, non-functional.
- adj. Having a root (superuser) account that has been compromised.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of root.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having taken root; firmly implanted; fixed in the heart.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Fixed by a root or roots; firmly planted or embedded.
- In zoology and anatomy: Fixed by the roots; embedded and attached as if rooted, as a hair, feather, nail, or tooth.
- Specifically, fixed so by the root as to cease to grow, as a tooth: the opposite of rootless.
- Provided with roots.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. absolutely still
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With a name rooted in weed, they were always going to be cool with me.
Its use in a film set in the 1930s is thus an anachronism, a word rooted in Greek for “error in chronology.”
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He should be rooted from the Democratic party and sent packing.
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"Arabian Gulf" is a phrase rooted not in history or geography but instead in the political machinations of British colonialists in the first half of the 20th century.
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