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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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