3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Root \Root\ (r[=oo]t), verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Rooted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rooting}.]

1. To fix the root; to enter the earth, as roots; to take root and begin to grow.

In deep grounds the weeds root deeper. --Mortimer.

2. To be firmly fixed; to be established.

If any irregularity chanced to intervene and to cause misappehensions, he gave them not leave to root and fasten by concealment. --Bp. Fell.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Rooted \Root"ed\, adjective Having taken root; firmly implanted; fixed in the heart. "A rooted sorrow." --Shak. -- {Root"ed*ly}, adverb -- {Root"ed*ness}, noun

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: absolutely still; "frozen with horror"; "they stood rooted in astonishment" [syn: {frozen(p)}, {rooted(p)}, {stock-still}]

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