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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rootingnoun

    the process of putting forth roots and beginning to grow


  1. rootingnoun

    Originally, a system of roots; a secure attachment (in something); a firm grounding.

  2. rootingnoun

    The process of forming roots.

  3. rootingnoun

    A method of creating a new plant by getting part of an existing plant to form roots.


  1. rooting

    Rooting is a process that allows users of smartphones, tablets, and other devices running an Android operating system to attain privileged control within the system, known as root access. It provides the user with advanced system management and functionality, enabling one to alter or replace system applications and settings. Rooting can also facilitate the complete removal and replacement of the device's operating system.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rooting

    of Root

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rooting in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rooting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of rooting in a Sentence

  1. Carter Center:

    But we at The Carter Center sure are rooting for Jimmy Carter and grateful for Jimmy Carter long life of service that has benefited millions of the world's poorest people.

  2. Claire Osborne:

    A lot of my friends, we all weren't that interested in the royal family but now she's in there, as a person of color, we want to follow now, we're kind of rooting for her because you see someone in that world who looks like you and representation matters.

  3. Melissa McCarthy:

    I wanted to bring from the spirit of the old ones that even if you don't believe in us, we're going to do the right thing anyways, i think that's why I love them so much, they're still saving everybody even though people aren't rooting for them.

  4. Nathaniel Gleicher:

    We're constantly working to detect and stop this type of activity because we don't want our services to be used to manipulate people, we are making progress rooting out this abuse, but as we've said before, it's an ongoing challenge.

  5. Susan Ellis:

    It's beyond friendship. They really are family, we all took a leap of faith in doing this and now we are forever connected, always rooting each other on in both the recovery process and in this second chance of life.

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