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take root

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. settle, root, take root, steady down, settle downverb

    become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style

    "He finally settled down"


  1. take rootverb

    To grow roots into soil.

  2. take rootverb

    To become established, to take hold.


  1. Take Root

    Take Root, a non-profit organization established on a grant from the United States Department of Justice, was the first missing-child organization to be founded by former abducted children. Founded in 2003 as a program under the auspices of the Association of Missing & Exploited Children's Organizations and independently incorporated as a 501(c)(3) in 2005, Take Root had over five hundred former abducted children participate in its ground-breaking peer support program for former abducted children, creating an unprecedented knowledge and database used by its Child Abduction Studies branch to develop multidisciplinary training, case consultation, and policy recommendations. The agency's mission is to "insert the voice of the primary victim into public and policy discussions on child abduction, using the collected wisdom of former victims to improve America's missing-child response." Their tags-line are "beyond recovering missing-children; to helping missing-children recover" and, "where missing children are seen and heard." Take Root was the brain child of Melissa "Liss" Haviv, a Fulbright Scholar in cultural anthropology touted by NPR as a leading expert in the victimology of long term child abduction

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take root in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take root in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of take root in a Sentence

  1. Barney Reynolds:

    They want a slightly more business-friendly approach to take root and to rein back from some of the more hostile approaches immediately post credit crunch, this is very much welcome as the UK financial sector was starting to lose traction.

  2. Donald Trump:

    We must never allow political violence to take root in America, i'm committed to doing everything in my power as President to stop it.

  3. Antony Blinken:

    At the end of the day the best possible thing that could happen is for the cessation of hostilities to really take root, and to be sustained, for the humanitarian assistance to flow and then for the negotiations to start that lead to a political transition.

  4. Johan Wolfgang von Goethe:

    All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times, but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, til they take root in our personal experience.

  5. Koji Nagai:

    Leaving aside the BOJ's 2 percent target, it's not yet clear whether inflation of over 1 percent will take root, japan could even return to deflation.

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    • A. denudate
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