dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


4 definitions found
 for Rooted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rooted \Root"ed\, a.
     Having taken root; firmly implanted; fixed in the heart. "A
     rooted sorrow." --Shak.
     [1913 Webster] -- Root"ed*ly, adv. -- Root"ed*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  rooted
      adj 1: absolutely still; "frozen with horror"; "they stood
             rooted in astonishment" [syn: frozen(p), rooted(p),
             stock-still]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  86 Moby Thesaurus words for "rooted":
     acknowledged, admitted, basic, chronic, confirmed, conventional,
     customary, deep-dyed, deep-engraven, deep-fixed, deep-grounded,
     deep-laid, deep-rooted, deep-seated, deep-set, deep-settled,
     dyed-in-the-wool, embedded, embossed, engrafted, engraved,
     entrenched, essential, established, etched, fast, firm,
     firmly established, fixed, folk, fundamental, graven, hallowed,
     handed down, heroic, hoary, immemorial, implanted, impressed,
     imprinted, inbred, incorrigible, inculcated, indelibly impressed,
     infixed, ingrained, ingrown, inherent, instilled, intrinsic,
     inveterate, inwrought, irreversible, legendary, long-established,
     long-standing, mythological, of long standing, of the folk,
     old-line, on a rock, on bedrock, oral, prescriptive, radical,
     received, recognized, set, settled, settled in habit, stabilized,
     thorough, time-honored, traditional, tried and true, true-blue,
     understood, unwritten, venerable, vested, well-established,
     well-founded, well-grounded, well-set, well-settled, worshipful
  
  

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229