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Synonyms for rooting

Noun

1. rooting, growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis
usage: the process of putting forth roots and beginning to grow

Verb

1. root, grow
usage: take root and begin to grow; "this plant roots quickly"
2. root, become
usage: come into existence, originate; "The problem roots in her depression"
3. root, plant, set
usage: plant by the roots
4. rout, root, rootle, dig, delve, cut into, turn over
usage: dig with the snout; "the pig was rooting for truffles"
5. settle, root, take root, steady down, settle down, stabilize, stabilise
usage: become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; "He finally settled down"
6. root, grow
usage: cause to take roots
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