Synonyms for root:
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 7 (noun)
Sense 8 (noun)
Sense 10 (noun)
base, core (noun)
fountain, cause, marrow, reason, nucleus, footing, origin, seed, fountainhead, pith, heart, foundation, inception, quintessence, center, radix, derivation, motive, soul, source, provenance, germ, infrastructure, quick, substance, groundwork, basis, bedrock, bottom, crux, Underpinning, mainspring, nub, well, stem, Provenience, stuff, essence.
evocation, provocation, compunction, grounds, execution, basis, effectuation, motivator, factor, inspiration, enforcement, generation, action, compulsion, elicitation, mainspring, motive, determinant, drive, stimulus, origination, source, force, cause.
algebra, power, exponent, cube root, logarithm, multiplicand, geometry, dividend, numerator, increment, minuend, formula, denominator, divisor, fraction, quadratics, multiplier, algorithm, antilogarithm, integral, quotient, trigonometry, coefficient, Multiplicator, arithmetic, square root, calculus, multiple, index, radix, reciprocal, cube, differential calculus, subtrahend, modulus.
radical, ascendent, source, base, beginning, solution, rootle, steady down, ancestor, ascendant, pull, settle, take root, rout, side, tooth root, stem, rootage, basic, origin, etymon, root word, theme, settle down, antecedent.
dig and search (verb)
Usage examples for root:
- Fiqh in its root signifies conception, comprehension. - "The Faith of Islam", Edward Sell.
- Neither was Henry Hatton without fault; but the Hatton family was good to its root, as far as he knew or could hear tell, and at least he had been frankly honest both with his daughter and himself. - "The Measure of a Man", Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr.