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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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