the part of a plant that grows down into the soil in search of food and water; the part of a tooth, hair, etc. that holds it to the rest of the body
the fact or condition from which sth begins, or by which sth is caused
(cause to) form roots
"the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"
"Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"
"Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"
"communism's Russian root"
"thematic vowels are part of the stem"
"this plant roots quickly"
"The problem roots in her depression"
"the pig was rooting for truffles"
"He finally settled down"
The..trees of the desert, whose roots are always seeking water.
出自： W. Cather
What roots them there..is their work.
出自： J. B. Priestley
As though terror had rooted her white feet to the ground.
出自： K. Lines
True fantasy..is always firmly rooted in fact.
出自： M. Hunter
The lean pigs scuffled and rooted in the dark forest.
出自： R. Macaulay
It is not easy to root a bad habit up.