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root (n):
the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
root (n):
(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
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thematic vowels are part of the stem
Related Word: stem
root (n):
a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes
root (n):
the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
root (n):
the place where something begins, where it springs into being
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the Italian beginning of the Renaissance.
Jupiter was the origin of the radiation.
Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River.
communism's Russian root

Related Words: originage
root (n):
someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
Related Words: ancestorantecedent
root (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
root (n):
a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number
root (v):
take root and begin to grow
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this plant roots quickly
root (v):
cause to take roots
root (v):
become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
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He finally settled down
root (v):
dig with the snout
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the pig was rooting for truffles
root (v):
plant by the roots
root (v):
come into existence, originate
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The problem roots in her depression
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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Her şey ilk adımla başlar.
To progress at anything, you first need to get started


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