Rooted - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈruːtəd|  American pronunciation of the word rooted
Brit.  |ˈruːtɪd|  British pronunciation of the word rooted
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto root
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto root

adjective

- absolutely still(syn: frozen, stock-still)

they stood rooted in astonishment

Examples

I can't pull this bush up, it's firmly rooted in the ground.

Her affection to him is deeply rooted.

His opinion is rooted in experience.

He stood there rooted to the spot.

The pigs have rooted up the muddy ground, looking for food.

Clumps of thyme had rooted themselves between the rocks.

Leila rooted through her handbag for a pen.

The country's economic troubles are rooted in a string of global crises.

This feeling of rejection is often deeply rooted in childhood.

She stood rooted to the spot, staring at him.

rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage

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