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English noun: rootage

1. rootage (state) fixedness by or as if by roots


SamplesStrengthened by rootage in the firm soil of faith.


Broader (hypernym)fixedness, immobility, stationariness

2. rootage (plant) a developed system of roots


Synonymsroot system


Broader (hypernym)scheme, system


Part holonymroot

3. rootage (location) the place where something begins, where it springs into being


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


Synonymsbeginning, origin, root, source


Broader (hypernym)point


Narrower (hyponym)birthplace, 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









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