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1. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground.

Synonyms

  • ginseng
  • sarsaparilla root
  • root hair
  • calamus
  • oyster plant
  • prop root
  • horseradish root
  • salsify
  • dasheen
  • chicory
  • orris
  • root system
  • senega
  • Hottentot bread
  • taproot
  • horseradish
  • root cap
  • adventitious root
  • rootlet
  • chicory root
  • bark
  • briarroot
  • plant organ
  • rootage
  • mandrake
  • pneumatophore
  • eddo
  • parenchyma
  • licorice root
  • taro
  • manioc
  • parsnip
  • orrisroot
  • carrot
  • Hottentot's bread
  • cocoyam
  • radish
  • cassava

Antonyms

  • autumnal equinox
  • inelasticity
  • ancestor
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Root Cap

  • entrap
  • unwrap
  • strap
  • scrap
  • recap
  • trappe
  • trapp
  • trap
  • stapp
  • snapp
  • snap
  • slap
  • schnapp
  • krapp
  • klapp
  • giap
  • frap
  • flap
  • crap
  • clapp
  • clap
  • zapp
  • zap
  • yapp
  • yap
  • wrap
  • tappe
  • tapp
  • tap
  • shapp

2. root

verb. ['ˈruːt'] take root and begin to grow.

Antonyms

  • child

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed.

Synonyms

  • root word
  • descriptor
  • signifier
  • theme
  • word form
  • radical
  • stem
  • form

Antonyms

  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] the place where something begins, where it springs into being.

Synonyms

  • birthplace
  • source
  • provenance
  • point source
  • place of origin
  • wellhead
  • jumping-off place
  • trailhead
  • head
  • cradle
  • derivation
  • fountainhead
  • headwater
  • trail head
  • origin
  • wellspring
  • headspring
  • home
  • beginning
  • provenience
  • point of departure
  • spring
  • rootage

Antonyms

  • death
  • crossbred
  • purebred
  • ending

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation.

Synonyms

  • set

Antonyms

  • tail
  • foot

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number.

Synonyms

  • cube root
  • number

Antonyms

  • subordinate
  • descending
  • absolute

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. cap

noun. ['ˈkæp'] a tight-fitting headdress.

Synonyms

  • pinner
  • coxcomb
  • calpac
  • kalansuwa
  • stocking cap
  • mortarboard
  • baseball cap
  • watch cap
  • overseas cap
  • yachting cap
  • tarboosh
  • liberty cap
  • mobcap
  • garrison cap
  • kalpac
  • fez
  • birretta
  • tammy
  • sailor cap
  • headdress
  • kepi
  • coonskin
  • earlap
  • coonskin cap
  • nightcap
  • bluebonnet
  • toboggan cap
  • skullcap
  • biretta
  • service cap
  • berretta
  • beret
  • jockey cap
  • headgear
  • Glengarry
  • Balmoral
  • swimming cap
  • peaked cap
  • cockscomb
  • balaclava helmet
  • earflap
  • ski cap
  • tam
  • golf cap
  • calpack
  • tam-o'-shanter
  • balaclava
  • cloth cap
  • wishing cap
  • bathing cap
  • shower cap
  • flat cap

Antonyms

  • insecurity
  • artifact
  • unmask
  • uncover

Etymology

  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cæppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. cap

verb. ['ˈkæp'] lie at the top of.

Synonyms

  • crest

Etymology

  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cæppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. cap

noun. ['ˈkæp'] a top (as for a bottle).

Synonyms

  • nipple
  • bottlecap
  • top
  • radiator cap

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • arise
  • show
  • fall short of

Etymology

  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cæppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. cap

noun. ['ˈkæp'] a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive.

Synonyms

  • detonator
  • explosive device
  • detonating device
  • percussion cap

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • increase
  • free
  • enable

Etymology

  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cæppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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