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root2

root2

 
pronunciation:
rut
part of speech: verb
inflections: rooted, rooting, roots
definition 1: to dig or turn over soil.
Our pig got loose and rooted in the garden.
synonyms:
grub
similar words:
dig, rout
definition 2: to move things around while searching for something.
She rooted through the drawer for a pencil.
synonyms:
ferret, nose, poke, rummage, smell
similar words:
dig, meddle, plow, pry, rout