Rooted
Root Root (r[=oo]t), v. i. [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. [1913 Webster]

In deep grounds the weeds root deeper. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

2. To be firmly fixed; to be established. [1913 Webster]

If any irregularity chanced to intervene and to cause misappehensions, he gave them not leave to root and fasten by concealment. --Bp. Fell. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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