Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) root ((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)
- S: (n) beginning, origin, root, rootage, source (the place where something begins, where it springs into being) "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"
- S: (n) root, root word, base, stem, theme, radical ((linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed) "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
- S: (n) root (a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number)
- S: (n) solution, root (the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation)
- S: (n) ancestor, ascendant, ascendent, antecedent, root (someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent))
- S: (n) etymon, root (a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes)
- S: (n) root (the embedded part of a bodily structure such as a tooth, nail, or hair)
- S: (v) root (take root and begin to grow) "this plant roots quickly"
- S: (v) root (come into existence, originate) "The problem roots in her depression"
- S: (v) root (cheer for) "She roots for the Broncos"
- S: (v) root (plant by the roots)
- S: (v) rout, root, rootle (dig with the snout) "the pig was rooting for truffles"
- S: (v) settle, root, take root, steady down, settle down (become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style) "He finally settled down"
- S: (v) root (cause to take roots)