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Definition of "rooted" [root•ed]

  • Fixed in one position; immobile; unable to move. (adjective)
  • Ingrained, as through repeated use; entrenched; habitual or instinctive. (adjective)
  • Having a basic or fundamental connection (to a thing); based, originating (from). (adjective)
  • Having a root. (adjective)
  • In trouble or in strife, screwed. (adjective)

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Use "rooted" in a sentence
  • "With a name rooted in weed, they were always going to be cool with me."
  • "Its use in a film set in the 1930s is thus an anachronism, a word rooted in Greek for “error in chronology.”"
  • "These are shibboleths, a word rooted in the name of a place that was pronounced differently by Israelites and Ephraimites, and was useful in revealing spies."