Word "ROOT" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes
Synonyms:
etymon

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
Synonyms:
ancestor, antecedent, ascendant, ascendent

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
Synonyms:
settle, settle down, steady down, take root

Crossword Clues for ROOT

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Part of a tree Family Time 29 May 2022
Plant part Family Time 25 Apr 2022
Source Eugene Sheffer 23 Apr 2022
Radish or turnip Wall Street Journal 09 Feb 2022
Cheer (for) Universal 02 Feb 2022
Pig's do it Canadiana 31 Jan 2022
Plant part that's underground USA Today 21 Jan 2022
Underlying cause Universal 15 Jan 2022
Tooth anchor LA Times Daily 28 Dec 2021
Cheer (for) Eugene Sheffer 09 Dec 2021
Turnip or beet Universal 30 Nov 2021
Source - one of those associated with the Branch Irish Times Crosaire 29 Nov 2021
Tree supporter Universal 28 Nov 2021
Important part of a radish Family Time 14 Nov 2021
Source Eugene Sheffer 13 Nov 2021
Source Canadiana 08 Nov 2021
Cheer LA Times Daily 28 Oct 2021
Carrot or radish Wall Street Journal 18 Oct 2021
Cheer (for) Universal 13 Oct 2021
Cheer for a team Newsday 12 Oct 2021
Part of a plant USA Today 12 Oct 2021
Foundation The Times Concise 03 Oct 2021
Love of money, to all evil? The Washington Post 29 Sep 2021
Love of money, to all evil? LA Times Daily 29 Sep 2021
Basis Universal 20 Sep 2021
Neutralize, with ''out'' Newsday 18 Sep 2021
Cheer for a team Newsday 01 Sep 2021
Plant part underground Newsday 18 Aug 2021
Cheer (for) Eugene Sheffer 13 Aug 2021
Beet or turnip Premier Sunday 08 Aug 2021
Word's linguistic basis The Washington Post Sunday 01 Aug 2021
What fans and pigs do Family Time 01 Aug 2021
Plant part that most herbicides attack New York Times 06 Jul 2021
Daikon or cassava USA Today 16 Jun 2021
Original cause New York Times 23 Apr 2021
Cricket skipper Joe also right back The Sun Two Speed 18 Apr 2021
Origin The Sun Two Speed 18 Apr 2021
Basic cause, origin The Times Concise 07 Apr 2021
Reportedly track origin The Telegraph Cryptic 04 Apr 2021
Part that's aboveground on a mangrove tree USA Today 29 Mar 2021
What good home team fans do Family Time 28 Mar 2021
Plant stabilizer USA Today 26 Mar 2021
Part of a tree USA Today 18 Mar 2021
Carrot, e.g Universal 17 Mar 2021
Source Eugene Sheffer 16 Mar 2021
Tooth part Wall Street Journal 08 Mar 2021
Two, for four New York Times 07 Mar 2021
Part of a beet Family Time 01 Mar 2021
Taro or turnip USA Today 28 Feb 2021
Source LA Times Daily 24 Feb 2021
Source The Washington Post 24 Feb 2021
Ginger or daikon Universal 15 Feb 2021
Aussie bouncer initially terrorises batsman Joe The Sun Two Speed 13 Feb 2021
Tooth part Thomas Joseph 09 Feb 2021
Square __ LA Times Daily 30 Jan 2021
Square __ The Washington Post 30 Jan 2021
Turnip, for one Universal 24 Jan 2021
Veggie category Newsday 22 Jan 2021
Part of a growing carrot Family Time 10 Jan 2021
Square or cube follower Jonesin 05 Jan 2021
Tree part Thomas Joseph 28 Dec 2020
Word before "beer" or "vegetable" Universal 20 Dec 2020
Weed killer's target New York Times 03 Dec 2020
Carrot or daikon, e.g USA Today 02 Dec 2020
Underlying cause Newsday 22 Nov 2020
Rummage (around) New York Times 09 Nov 2020
Cheer (for) Universal 08 Nov 2020
Trunk supporter LA Times Daily 22 Oct 2020
Trunk supporter The Washington Post 22 Oct 2020
Part of a turnip Family Time 04 Oct 2020
Fundamental source Newsday 11 Sep 2020
Cheer (for) Newsday 10 Sep 2020
Beet or yam Premier Sunday 06 Sep 2020
Plant's underground part Newsday 26 Aug 2020
Ginger, e.g New York Times 23 Aug 2020
Word with square or cube LA Times Daily 17 Aug 2020
Word with square or cube The Washington Post 17 Aug 2020
Tree part USA Today 02 Aug 2020
Plant holder? Universal 01 Aug 2020
Plant part New York Times 19 Jul 2020
Ginseng or ginger, e.g Jonesin 07 Jul 2020
Underground part of a plant Newsday 06 Jul 2020
Cheer (for) The Washington Post Sunday 05 Jul 2020
Cheer (for) Wall Street Journal 16 Jun 2020
___ beer Universal 19 May 2020
Thing a plant puts down USA Today 08 May 2020
Cheer (for) Eugene Sheffer 02 May 2020
Ginseng or ginger, for example USA Today 09 Apr 2020
Cheer for your team Newsday 16 Mar 2020
Forest trail hazard Universal 13 Mar 2020
Plant anchor Family Time 23 Feb 2020
Cheer for Degas coming out of stage door Irish Times Crosaire 12 Feb 2020
Plant’s anchor Wall Street Journal 10 Feb 2020
Rummage (through)
Plant part Family Time 19 Jan 2020
Part of a radish Family Time 13 Jan 2020
Beet or ginger The Washington Post 30 Dec 2019
Beet or ginger LA Times Daily 30 Dec 2019
Decay surrounding old part of tooth The Telegraph Cryptic 27 Nov 2019
Carrot or radish USA Today 25 Nov 2019
Underlying cause The Washington Post 24 Nov 2019
Underlying cause LA Times Daily 24 Nov 2019
The Gaelic 'uisge beatha,' meaning 'water of life,' for 'whiskey' New York Times 13 Nov 2019
The Gaelic "uisge beatha," meaning "water of life," for "whiskey"
Carrot, for one Universal 18 Oct 2019
Ginseng, e.g New York Times 05 Oct 2019
Underground support The Washington Post 04 Oct 2019
Underground support LA Times Daily 04 Oct 2019
Sequoia support Universal 28 Sep 2019
___ canal New York Times 25 Sep 2019
Tooth part Canadiana 16 Sep 2019
Turnip or parsnip USA Today 16 Sep 2019
Cheer (for) New York Times 09 Sep 2019
Dig like a pig Wall Street Journal 21 Aug 2019
England cricket's Joe also right back The Sun Two Speed 17 Aug 2019
Licorice or ginger USA Today 08 Aug 2019
B.C. Mountain Canadiana 08 Jul 2019
Rummage (around) LA Times Daily 17 Jun 2019
Rummage (around) The Washington Post 17 Jun 2019
Plant's anchor Universal 15 Jun 2019
Underground plant part Newsday 10 Jun 2019
Molar's anchor USA Today 06 May 2019
Part of an underground network? Wall Street Journal 30 Apr 2019
Carrot (always) or stick (sometimes) The Washington Post 19 Apr 2019
Carrot (always) or stick (sometimes) LA Times Daily 19 Apr 2019
Tree anchor New York Times 01 Apr 2019
Yam or carrot Universal 19 Mar 2019
Fans do it USA Today 09 Mar 2019
Herbicide's target New York Times 02 Mar 2019
Carrot or beet USA Today 10 Feb 2019
Part of a 60-Across USA Today 06 Feb 2019
Part of a plant Family Time 28 Jan 2019
Licorice, e.g LA Times Daily 26 Jan 2019
Licorice, e.g The Washington Post 26 Jan 2019
Dig like a pig
Licorice, e.g.
Carrot (always) or stick (sometimes)
Carrot or turnip
Rummage (around)
Turnip or parsnip
Tooth part
Turnip or radish
Square __
Part of an underground network?
Fans do it
Herbicide's target
Sequoia support
Cheer (for)
Carrot, for one
___ canal
Yam or carrot
Underground support
Part of a 60-Across
Molar's anchor
Licorice or ginger
Carrot or beet
Plant's anchor
Tree anchor
Ginseng, e.g.
Tooth anchor Premier Sunday 30 Dec 2018
Rutabaga or turnip USA Today 23 Dec 2018
Source The Telegraph Quick 04 Dec 2018
Ultimate cause Newsday 25 Nov 2018
Carrot part Universal 24 Nov 2018
Ginger or ginseng The Washington Post 21 Nov 2018
Ginger or ginseng LA Times Daily 21 Nov 2018
Carrot or turnip LA Times Daily 15 Nov 2018
Carrot or turnip The Washington Post 15 Nov 2018
Alder's anchor The Washington Post Sunday 21 Oct 2018
Cheer (for) The Washington Post 08 Oct 2018
Ginseng, for one Universal 19 Sep 2018
Potential drain obstruction New York Times 07 Sep 2018
Pull for a team Wall Street Journal 28 Aug 2018
Beet, e.g The Washington Post 22 Aug 2018
Beet, e.g LA Times Daily 22 Aug 2018
Vegetable variety The New Yorker 30 Jul 2018
Edible part of a carrot or radish New York Times 05 Jun 2018
Artichoke's anchor Newsday 24 May 2018
Dig (around) Jonesin 22 May 2018
Cheer Jonesin 08 May 2018
Cause, origin The Telegraph Quick 01 Apr 2018
King very upset by source The Sun Two Speed 25 Mar 2018
Radish or taro USA Today 17 Mar 2018
Dig like a pig Family Time 12 Feb 2018
Larch part The Washington Post Sunday 04 Feb 2018
Part of a plant or tree Family Time 29 Jan 2018
Ginseng, for one
Rutabaga or turnip
Beet, e.g.
Potential drain obstruction
Edible part of a carrot or radish
Ginger or ginseng
Cheer (for)
Carrot part
Pull for a team
Radish part Universal 21 Dec 2017
Jicama or ginseng LA Times Daily 20 Dec 2017
Jicama or ginseng The Washington Post 20 Dec 2017
Plant part Thomas Joseph 19 Dec 2017
Follicle filler Wall Street Journal 02 Dec 2017
Heart The Washington Post 18 Nov 2017
Heart LA Times Daily 18 Nov 2017
Plant's underground structure Family Time 12 Nov 2017
Turnip or carrot USA Today 11 Nov 2017
Support the team Newsday 22 Oct 2017
Plant part Universal 18 Oct 2017
Basic cause or origin The Times Concise 13 Oct 2017
Part of a tree or bush Family Time 09 Oct 2017
Dig around Universal 07 Oct 2017
Show team spirit USA Today 03 Oct 2017
Yam or turnip New York Times 02 Oct 2017
Plant anchor Premier Sunday 01 Oct 2017
Turnip or rutabaga USA Today 01 Oct 2017
Unrestricted user account on a computer Wall Street Journal 16 Sep 2017
Finishes letter to go out to part of underground structure Irish Times Crosaire 03 Jul 2017
Rummage (through) New York Times 25 Jun 2017
Type of canal in a dentist's office Universal 16 Jun 2017
Word sung three times before 'for the home team' in 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' New York Times 22 May 2017
Ultimate source Newsday 05 May 2017
Tooth anchor Universal 04 Apr 2017
Origin Canadiana 03 Apr 2017
It grows beneath the surface Universal 27 Mar 2017
Turn up with the snout. The Guardian Quick 25 Mar 2017
Cheer LA Times Daily 17 Feb 2017
Show partiality Newsday 16 Feb 2017
Word sung three times before "for the home team" in "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"
Yam or turnip
Dig around
Heart
Jicama or ginseng
Plant part
Radish part
Type of canal in a dentist's office
Show team spirit
Turnip or carrot
Turnip or rutabaga
Show team support Newsday 21 Dec 2016
Bottom of a hair Newsday 21 Nov 2016
Tooth anchor LA Times Daily 31 Oct 2016
Origin LA Times Daily 30 Oct 2016
Most important part of a carrot or turnip plant New York Times 19 Sep 2016
Part of a hair USA Today 08 Aug 2016
Carrot or radish Newsday 04 Aug 2016
Radish or turnip USA Today 03 Aug 2016
Stomp your feet and shout, perhaps Newsday 29 Jul 2016
Cheer for a team Newsday 27 Jul 2016
Plant anchor Newsday 24 Jul 2016
Foundation's heartless automaton The Telegraph Toughie 10 May 2016
Tooth part Newsday 10 Mar 2016
File system's master directory LA Times Daily 05 Mar 2016
Jícama or ginger LA Times Daily 11 Feb 2016
Part of a hair
Most important part of a carrot or turnip plant
Radish or turnip
Jícama or ginger
Carrot or radish The Washington Post 01 Jan 2016
Source
Tooth anchor
Underlying cause
Plant part LA Times Daily 16 Dec 2015
Part of a carrot USA Today 08 Dec 2015
Dig like a pig USA Today 11 Nov 2015
Plant anchor LA Times Daily 10 Nov 2015
Underground growth Universal 27 Oct 2015
Carrot or turnip, e.g Universal 03 Oct 2015
Turnip, e.g Premier Sunday 06 Sep 2015
Botanical anchor Newsday 07 Aug 2015
Underground plant part The Times Concise 09 Jul 2015
Rummage (through) Newsday 27 Jun 2015
Tuber The Telegraph Quick 24 Jun 2015
i, for -1 New York Times 21 Jun 2015
Hair part Wall Street Journal 19 Jun 2015
Underground supporter USA Today 16 Jun 2015
Plant part USA Today 03 Jun 2015
Organic anchor Newsday 16 May 2015
Repeated word in "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" LA Times Daily 03 Apr 2015
Origin Newsday 19 Mar 2015
Origin The Chronicle of Higher Education 13 Mar 2015
Sleeping place that lacks sun -- it's underground The Telegraph Toughie 12 Mar 2015
Dig for truffles Universal 18 Feb 2015
Hair extension? Newsday 14 Feb 2015
Heard it's the way that leads to one of the squares Irish Times Crosaire 03 Feb 2015
Tooth part Premier Sunday 11 Jan 2015
What fans do New York Times 06 Jan 2015
Plant part
Origin
Repeated word in "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"
Dig like a pig
Ginger or ginseng
Try finding truffles
Cheer
Plant anchor
Repeated word in "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"
Botanical anchor
Cheer (for)
Hair extension?
Organic anchor
Origin
Rummage (through)
Underground part of a plant
Underground plant part
Underlying cause
What fans do
i, for -1
Tooth part
Turnip, e.g.
Cheer for band
Carrot or turnip, e.g.
Dig for truffles
Underground growth
Dig like a pig
Part of a carrot
Plant part
Underground supporter
Hair piece?
Hair part
Source
Basis
Horseradish, e.g.
Fundamental part
Edible part of a parsnip
Part of a radish
Pigs do it
Plant anchorer
Tooth's anchor
Underlying cause
Weakest of beers
Cheer
Edible part of a parsnip
Any member of the "Tonight Show" band, e.g.
Fundamental cause
Deftones song about a tree system?
Yam, for one
Bass note of a chord, usually
"Send Me on My Way" Rusted ___
Tree anchor
Plant part
Yell at a bowl
Show team spirit
Tooth part
Try to find truffles
Underlying cause
Ultimate cause
Show team spirit
Carrot, e.g.
A cube has one
Tree anchor
Origin
Act like a pig, in a way
Kind of beer
Horseradish source
Encourage the team
Tooth or hair part
___ canal (dental operation)
Part of a tooth
Carrot, radish or parsnip
Plant holder?
Carrot or parsnip
Part of a plant or tooth
Molar's anchor
Downward grower
Kind of note
Bottom part of a hair
Cheer
Botanical anchor
Rummage through
Tooth or plant part
Horseradish, e.g.
Origin
Plant anchor
Tooth or hair part
Ultimate cause
Cheer the home team
Rummage
Ginger or ginseng
Anchor for a bay
Cheer (for)
Cheer on, with "for"
Plant part
Radish, e.g.
Musician origin
Underground plant part
Cheer (for)
Plant's underground part
Radish or turnip
Tooth part
Carrot, e.g.
Bicuspid base
Source
Try to find truffles
What fans do
Underground stem
Square ___
Ginseng, for one
Carrot or cassava
Cheer in a battle of the bands
Canine anchor
Anchor in the ground
Equation answer
Tree anchor
Ginseng, for one
Carrot or turnip
Carrot or cassava
Underground part of a plant
Carrot or beet
Dig like a pig
Source
Carrot, e.g.
Canine part
Tooth or plant part
Canine anchor
___ canal (dental operation)
Support goals, e.g.
Lowest note in a chord
Canine anchor
It may be square
Follow the cheerleader
Canine anchor
Cheer for one's team
Botanical anchor
Etymologist's concern
Say, "Go, team!"
Botanical anchor
Etymologist's interest
Cheer the home team
Botanical anchor
Underground supporter
Underlying cause
Turnip, e.g.
Cheer (for)
Horseradish sauce source
Origin
Part of an underground network?
Cheer (for)
Support, with "for"
Show support
Show bias
Pull (for)
10-Down target
Parsnip, e.g.
Carrot or radish
Origin
Pull (for)
Cheer
Support, with "for"
10-Down target
Show bias
Quadratic formula solution
Dental canal
Cheer
It may dig in deep
Tooth part
Underlying cause
___ mean square (statistics calculation)
Horseradish source
Word with "ginger" or "square"
Shout 5 Down, maybe
Lexicographic concern
Underlying cause
Basis
Plant anchor
Bicuspid part
Dig like a pig
It may form underground connections
Rummage for truffles, e.g.
Search for truffles
Weakest of beers
Fans do it!
Source
Hair anchor
Show support
___ mean square (statistics calculation)
Hair anchor
Radish or carrot
Cheer for the home team, in song
Carrot or radish
Canine part
Etymological basis
Etymologist's concern
Word with square or cube
See 25-Across
It may be square
Radish, e.g.
Plant anchor
Underground growth
Plant anchor
Be partial to, with "for"
Plant part
Pull (for)
Pull for
Radish or carrot, e.g.
The C in a C major chord, for example
Poke (around)
Etymology info
Kind of canal
Show favoritism
Cheer on the home team
Carrot, radish, or parsnip
Tooth part
Word with canal or beer
Show team spirit
Cheer
Subcutaneous hair part
Prefix follower
Plant part
Tree part
___ canal (dental operation)
Underground support
Word preceding canal or cellar
Source
Carrot or turnip
Underground part
Carrot, e.g.
Cheer
Word with canal or beer
Word with beer or cellar
Underground anchor
Plant's anchor in the soil
Tooth part
Underground anchor
It engages in underground activity
Carrot, for one
It's underground
Fans do it
Canine support
Sing a fight song, say
Extirpate, with "out"
Make good cheer?
Plant anchor
Support the team
Cheer for
Origin
Word with beer or cellar
Tree's anchor
Yell "Rah!"
Canal's place
Source
What many a word has
Lend support
Pull for
Tooth anchor
Basis
Radish or carrot
Hair implant?
Dental anchor
Kind of vegetable
Dig about
Carrot or turnip, e.g.
Source
Tooth part
Carrot or parsnip
Fundamental part
Word before beer or canal
See 53-Down
Plant part
Tooth's anchor
Tooth part
Pull for
Tooth anchor
Cheer the home team
Cheer the home team
Dig like a pig
Support your team
Radish, for one
Word with canal and cellar
Rummage for truffles
Underground part of a plant
Sarsaparilla, e.g.
Cheer for your team
American statesman Elihu
Rummage
The start of something big?
The start of something bigger
One may be square
Anchoring tree part
Dentist's canal?
Take hold
Chant with the cheerleaders
Cheer for your team
Equation answer, perhaps
It may be square in math class
Dig like a pig
Cry "rah!"
Underground part
Dig (for)
See 15 Down
Square or cube follower
Show support, in a way
Part of a tooth
Show support (for)
Prefix follower
Carrot, e.g.
Bicuspid base
1912 Peace Nobelist
Former Secretary of State Elihu
Say "Rah"
Cheer
Square closer
Type of beer
Essential part
Underground network
Square closer
Sassafras, e.g.
Take 5, clue 1
Part of the underground?
Underground plant part
Tooth anchor
Tree's anchor
Kind of vegetable
Fundamental part
It may be square or dug up
Pull (for)
Cube ___
Applaud (for)
Give support
___ beer
Cheer for
Edible part of a parsnip
Poke about
Vegetate
Part of the underground?
Plant's anchor
Applaud (for)
Etymology concern
Cheer
Be a booster
Search about
Oak's anchor
Plant anchor
Basic core
Pull (out)
Love of money, to all evil
Rummage for truffles
12 Down, for one
Word with beer or cellar
Try for truffles
One of the beers
Back at the stadium
Canal type?
Foundation
Radish e.g.
Carrot or turnip, e.g.
Supply support
Parsnip <P>e.g.
Plant anchorer
Support the team
Chord base
Eradicate, with "out"
Canal or beer
2, to 4 or 8
Plant holder
Poke about
Tuber
Radish or turnip
Kind of canal
____ canal
Genesis
Earthnut
Fundamental
Licorice or sassafras
Parsnip, e.g.
Plant anchor
Nobel Peace Prize winner Elihu
Dig for truffles
Basis
Radix, botanically
Underground stem
Unearth, with "up"
Statesman Elihu
Kind of beer
1905 Secretary of State
Search about
Statesman Elihu ___
Licorice is one
Radix
Licorice, e.g.
Ipecac is one
Core
Be a fan
Potato or carrot
Underlying source
Cause
Secretary of State: 1905-9
Elihu, the statesman
Grub
Subterranean plant part
Type of canal
Shout for
Search for truffles
Stadium action
U.S. Sec. of State: 1905-9
Cheer for
Square or cube follower
Type of beer
What cheerleaders do
Ginseng or licorice
Entrench
Cheer on
Beet, for one
Say rah
What pigs do
Food for a Digger
___ and branch
Turnip or parsnip
Elihu ___: 1845–1937
Underground growth
John Wellborn or Elihu
Food item for a Digger Indian
Licorice, for one
Licorice or parsnip
Partner of branch
Basis
Taro, for example
Ginseng or ginger, e.g.
Radish or radix
Implant
Part of a tree
Statesman Elihu
Square or cube
Turnip or radish
Follow the cheeerleader
Cheer the team on
Elihu or square
Follow the cheerleader
Cheer for the team
Encourage the team
Money, vis-à-vis evil
Part of a plant
Elihu
1912 Peace Nobelist
Take hold
Fountainhead
Become fixed
Plant part
Become fixed.
Etymon.
Source.
Cheer.
Radish or radix.
Essential part.
Carrot.
Cheer (for) the team.
Kind of beer.
Origin.
Radish, for one.
Branch's partner.
Elihu.
Secretary of State, 1905–09.
Feature of the mangrove.
Orris, for example.
Plant part.
Cheer in sport.
Fix firmly.
Mandrake's specialty.
Partner of branch.
Word element.
Base.
Establish.
___ out (dig up).
Companion of branch.
Elihu ___.
Basis.
What fans do.
Poke around.
Core.
___ beer.
Part of a plant.
Statesman Elihu.
Extirpate (with "out").
Support zealously: Slang.
New York's Elihu.
Cheer the team.
Cheer for the team.
T. R.'s Secretary of State.
Peace price winner of 1912.
Composer of "Battle Cry of Freedom."
Encourage a team by cheering: Slang.
Statesman named Elihu.
Secy. of State under T. R.
Stem.
Composer of "The Battle Cry of Freedom."
Elihu ___, Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1912.
American statesman, Nobel peace prize winner, 1912.
Famous Secretary of State.
Nobel peace prize winner, 1912.
McKinley's Secretary of War, 1899.
Secretary of State under Roosevelt.
Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1912.
Secretary of War, 1899–1904.
American statesman, a founder of the World Court, 1920.
Underground supporter?
Cheer (for)
Cheer
Carrot or turnip
Grounded item
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