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Adjective: rooted  roo-tid
  1. Absolutely still
    "they stood rooted in astonishment";
    - frozen, stock-still
  2. [Austral, NZ, informal] Not in working order; not functioning
    "a rooted washing machine";
    - broken, busted, bust [Brit, informal], up the spout [informal], knackered [Brit, informal], out of order, on the blink [informal], on the fritz [N. Amer, informal], kaput [informal]
Verb: root  root
  1. Take root and begin to grow
    "this plant roots quickly"
  2. Come into existence, originate
    "The problem roots in her depression"
  3. Cheer for
    "She roots for the Broncos"
  4. Plant by the roots
  5. Dig with the snout
    "the pig was rooting for truffles";
    - rout, rootle
  6. Become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
    "He finally rooted down";
    - settle, take root, steady down, settle down
  7. Cause to take roots
  8. [Austral, NZ, vulgar] Have sexual intercourse
    - sleep together, love, make love, sleep with, have sex, know [archaic], do it [informal], be intimate, have intercourse, lie with [archaic], bed [informal], get it on [informal]

Sounds like: roots, rrooted

See also: damaged, nonmoving, unmoving

Type of: back up, become, copulate, couple, cut into, delve [archaic], dig, grow, mate, pair, plant, set, stabilise [Brit], stabilize, support, turn over

Encyclopedia: Rooted

Root, New York