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1. cellar

noun. ['ˈsɛlɝ'] the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage.

Synonyms

  • level
  • story
  • storey
  • basement
  • floor

Antonyms

  • immoderation
  • moderation
  • low
  • mild

Etymology

  • celer (Anglo-Norman)
  • celare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Root Cellar

  • interstellar
  • propeller
  • langella
  • bookcellar
  • reseller
  • mckeller
  • mckellar
  • mackellar
  • larzelere
  • lamellar
  • gfeller
  • bestseller
  • steller
  • stellar
  • speller
  • sneller
  • schneller
  • scheller
  • dweller
  • zeller
  • weller
  • wehler
  • teller
  • shelor
  • sheller
  • seller
  • reller
  • peller
  • neller
  • mellor

Example sentences of the word root-cellar


1. Noun Phrase
Set them in a cool place such as a root cellar or refrigerator.

2. Noun Phrase
Sketch out a plan for your root cellar.

3. Noun Phrase
You can store beets in a root cellar or an unheated garage.

4. Noun Phrase
The ideal site for a root cellar is on a slope or hillside away from the prevailing winds.

2. cellar

noun. ['ˈsɛlɝ'] storage space where wines are stored.

Synonyms

  • storage space

Antonyms

  • raise
  • uneven

Etymology

  • celer (Anglo-Norman)
  • celare (Latin)

3. cellar

noun. ['ˈsɛlɝ'] an excavation where root vegetables are stored.

Synonyms

  • root cellar
  • storage space

Antonyms

  • unsteady
  • inclined
  • vertical

Etymology

  • celer (Anglo-Norman)
  • celare (Latin)

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes.

Synonyms

  • signifier
  • word form
  • etymon
  • form

Antonyms

  • follower
  • natural depression
  • follow
  • rear

Etymology

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