Scrabble word: ROOT


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Scrabble (US/Canada)
(4 pts)
Official Scrabble (OSPD4)
(4 pts)
Official Scrabble (OSPD5)
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(4 pts)
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Scrabble (UK)
(4 pts)
Lexulous (US)
(5 pts)

Definitions of ROOT in dictionaries:

    • noun - (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes
    • noun - the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    • noun - (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
    • noun - a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number
    • noun - the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
    • noun - someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    • noun - a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes
    • noun - the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
    • verb - take root and begin to grow
    • verb - come into existence, originate
    • verb - plant by the roots
    • verb - dig with the snout
    • verb - become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
    • verb - cause to take roots
    • The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
    • Any of various other underground plant parts, especially an underground stem such as a rhizome, corm, or tuber.
    • The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
    • A base or support: We snipped the wires at the roots.
    • An essential part or element; the basic core: I finally got to the root of the problem.
    • A primary source; an origin.
    • A progenitor or an ancestor from which a person or family is descended.
    • Linguistics.
    • The element that carries the main component of meaning in a word and provides the basis from which a word is derived by adding affixes or inflectional endings or by phonetic change.
    • Such an element reconstructed for a protolanguage.
    • Mathematics.
    • A number that when multiplied by itself an indicated number of times forms a product equal to a specified number.
    • A number that reduces a polynomial equation in one variable to an identity when it is substituted for the variable.
    • Music.
    • The note from which a chord is built.
    • A triad or other chord that has such a note lowermost.
    • To grow roots or a root.
    • To become firmly established, settled, or entrenched.
    • To come into existence; originate.
    • To cause to put out roots and grow.
    • To implant by or as if by the roots.
    • To furnish a primary source or origin to.
    • To remove by or as if by the roots.
    • To dig in the earth with or as if with the snout or nose.
    • To rummage for something.
    • To give audible encouragement or applause to a contestant or team; cheer.
    • To lend support to someone or something.
    • verb - to put forth a root (an underground portion of a plant)


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There are 4 letters in ROOT: O O R T

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