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Engelsk navneord: root

1. root (om plante) (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


Mindre specifikke termerplant organ


Mere specifikke termeradventitious root, briarroot, calamus, carrot, cassava, chicory, chicory root, cocoyam, dasheen, eddo, ginseng, horseradish, horseradish root, Hottentot bread, Hottentot's bread, licorice root, mandrake, mandrake root, manioc, orris, orrisroot, oyster plant, parsnip, pneumatophore, prop root, radish, rootlet, salsify, sarsaparilla root, senega, taproot, taro


Omfatter disse specifikke termerbark, root cap, root hair


Omfatter disse overordnede termerroot system, rootage


Vedrører disse specifikke termerparenchyma


Overordnet emneområdebotany, phytology

2. root (om sted) the place where something begins, where it springs into being


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Italian beginning of the Renaissance.
Jupiter was the origin of the radiation.
Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River.
Communism's Russian root.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)beginning, origin, rootage, source


Mindre specifikke termerpoint


Mere specifikke termerbirthplace, cradle, derivation, fountainhead, head, headspring, headwater, home, jumping-off place, place of origin, point of departure, point source, provenance, provenience, spring, trail head, trailhead, wellhead, wellspring

3. root (om kommunikation) (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThematic vowels are part of the stem.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)base, radical, root word, stem, theme


Mindre specifikke termerdescriptor, form, signifier, word form


Overordnet emneområdelinguistics

4. root (om mængde el. mål) a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number


Mindre specifikke termernumber


Mere specifikke termercube root, square root

5. root (om gruppe) the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)solution


Mindre specifikke termerset

6. root (om person) someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ancestor, antecedent, ascendant, ascendent


Mindre specifikke termerrelation, relative


Mere specifikke termerancestress, father, forbear, forebear, forefather, foremother, primogenitor, progenitor, sire


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)descendant, descendent

7. root (om kommunikation) a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)etymon


Mindre specifikke termerdescriptor, form, signifier, word form

8. root (i anatomi) the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)tooth root


Mindre specifikke termeranatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure


Omfatter disse specifikke termercement, cementum


Omfatter disse overordnede termertooth


Engelsk udsagnsord: root

1. root (om ændring) take root and begin to grow


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis plant roots quickly.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termergrow


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningroot

2. root (om tilstand) come into existence, originate


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe problem roots in her depression.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerbecome

3. root (om relation) plant by the roots


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerplant, set

4. root (om relation) dig with the snout


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe pig was rooting for truffles.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rootle, rout


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercut into, delve, dig, turn over

5. root (om ændring) become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe finally settled down.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)settle, settle down, steady down, take root


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerstabilise, stabilize


Mere specifikke termerroost

6. root (om ændring) cause to take roots


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termergrow


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningroot









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