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1. hair

noun. ['ˈhɛr'] a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss.

Synonyms

  • forelock
  • hairdo
  • ceratin
  • facial hair
  • coif
  • body hair
  • guard hair
  • coat
  • eyebrow
  • eyelash
  • part
  • body covering
  • supercilium
  • curl
  • bush
  • brow
  • down
  • keratin
  • integumentary system
  • head of hair
  • coiffure
  • cowlick
  • ringlet
  • pubic hair
  • cilium
  • hairstyle
  • foretop
  • hair style
  • hairline
  • crotch hair
  • lash
  • lock
  • parting
  • beard
  • mane
  • whorl
  • pile

Antonyms

  • wholly
  • unbend
  • straighten
  • repel

Etymology

  • her (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Root Hair

  • pitiesalpetriere
  • multimillionaire
  • euromobiliare
  • concessionaire
  • questionnaire
  • doctrinaire
  • trosclair
  • st_pierre
  • stpierre
  • st_claire
  • st_clair
  • stclair
  • montclair
  • millionaire
  • microware
  • maxicare
  • laterriere
  • larosiere
  • icelandair
  • frontiere
  • foursquare
  • disrepair
  • buenos-aires
  • billionaire
  • almaguer
  • whitehair
  • solitaire
  • sinclair
  • praxair
  • nationair

Example sentences of the word root-hair


1. Noun Phrase
Test the color on a small, inconspicuous piece of root hair behind your ear or on your neck.

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. root

verb. ['ˈruːt'] become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style.

Synonyms

  • stabilize
  • settle
  • steady down
  • settle down
  • roost
  • stabilise

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • Lady
  • noblewoman
  • female

Etymology

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

10. hair

noun. ['ˈhɛr'] a filamentous projection or process on an organism.

Synonyms

  • appendage
  • sensory hair
  • vibrissa
  • process
  • pilus
  • seta
  • outgrowth
  • bristle

Antonyms

  • undergarment
  • undress
  • outside
  • inside

Etymology

  • her (Middle English (1100-1500))
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