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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frozen(p), rooted(p), stock-stilladjective

    absolutely still

    "frozen with horror"; "they stood rooted in astonishment"


  1. rootedadjective

    Fixed in one position; immobile; unable to move.

    She stayed rooted in place.

  2. rootedadjective

    Of a tree, having a root.

  3. rootedadjective

    To be in trouble or strife, screwed.

    I am absolutely rooted if Ferris finds out about this

  4. rootedadjective

    broken, damaged, non-functional.

    I'm going to have to call a mechanic, my car's rooted.

  5. rootedadjective

    Whose root (superuser) account has been compromised.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary


  1. rooted

    In vascular plants, the roots are the organs of a plant that are modified to provide anchorage for the plant and take in water and nutrients into the plant body, which allows plants to grow taller and faster. They are most often below the surface of the soil, but roots can also be aerial or aerating, that is, growing up above the ground or especially above water.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rooted

    of Root

  2. Rootedadjective

    having taken root; firmly implanted; fixed in the heart

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rooted in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rooted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of rooted in a Sentence

  1. Phillipe Cunningham:

    There is not a mayor in this country that is happy with the pace of change, including me, there's so much incentive to spout off a magic wand fix that doesn't exist. These are issues that are systemic and can't be solved with a hashtag or a catchphrase or even a single policy because the causes are so deeply rooted. ... It takes work and time.

  2. Hugo Barra:

    The fundamental point is we want to build deeply rooted Indian products because this is a hugely important market for us and there is nothing more powerful than being a local business, we are looking at (serving) the domestic market to start with but as we expand into other markets, particularly other markets in south Asia, it could make sense to export.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    When I think back on my growing up time, many of my memories are rooted in that church and the experiences that I had there.

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    People of faith — especially evangelicals — matter enormously in our elections, these are Americans who understand that the American idea is deeply rooted in Judeo-Christian values, especially basic respect for life and the fundamental dignity of every person. It is of the utmost importance that conservatives provide policies and leadership that deliver good outcomes for these faithful Americans.

  5. Treva Lindsey:

    You can have an endless number of mediocre and less than mediocre male rappers and they're not pitted against each other in that way, [But] there's this pitting of women against each other that happens. And this singularity that we've come to expect that is deeply rooted in the patriarchy of society, which is manifested in hip-hop as well.

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