Definition of Rooted

1. Adjective. Absolutely still. "They stood rooted in astonishment"

Exact synonyms: Frozen, Stock-still
Similar to: Nonmoving, Unmoving

Definition of Rooted

1. a. Having taken root; firmly implanted; fixed in the heart.

Definition of Rooted

1. Adjective. Fixed in one position; immobile; unable to move. ¹

2. Adjective. (figuratively) Ingrained, as through repeated use; entrenched; habitual or instinctive. ¹

3. Adjective. (figuratively usually with "in") Having a basic or fundamental connection (to a thing); based, originating (from). ¹

4. Adjective. (mathematics graph theory of a tree or graph) Having a root. ¹

5. Adjective. (slang) In trouble or in strife, screwed. ¹

6. Adjective. (Australia New Zealand slang) Broken, damaged, non-functional. ¹

7. Adjective. (computing uncomparable) Having a root (superuser) account that has been compromised. ¹

8. Verb. (past of root) ¹

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Definition of Rooted

1. root [v] - See also: root

Medical Definition of Rooted

1. Having taken root; firmly implanted; fixed in the heart. "A rooted sorrow." Root"edly, Root"edness. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rooted

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root vole
root voles
root word
root words
rooted (current term)
rooter skunk

Literary usage of Rooted

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1. Annual Report (1899)
"and one-half inch diameter, five rooted ; while of the one- fourth inch diameter the following number had rooted, of the six inch long, three cuttings, ..."

2. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1912)
"... seems rooted to his seat; he is practically boiling with anger; he eventually rises and goes down L. *Brutus rises here and stands erect as if he were a ..."

3. Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New TestamentsEnglish language (1815)
"... to comprehend with all •dth, and length, and :¡ in your hearts 19 Who, being paft feeling, have given being rooted and ground- ..."

4. The Apples of New York by Spencer Ambrose Beach, Nathaniel Ogden Booth, Orrin Morehouse Taylor (1905)
"The tree is very hardy, very upright, deep rooted, conies into bearing young and ... Tree medium size to dwarfish, moderately vigorous, deep rooted with ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1850)
"... to imitate the Example of those great Men, but particularly left such a deep Impression in the Soul of Philotas, that it could never be rooted out, ..."

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