Unscramble root

Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • root is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 4 points
  • root is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 4 points
  • root is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 4 points

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Definition of root


  • (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground.
  • the place where something begins, where it springs into being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance", "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation", "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River", "communism's Russian root". Synonyms: beginning, origin, rootage, source.
  • (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem". Synonyms: base, radical, root word, stem, theme.
  • a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number.
  • the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation. Synonyms: solution.
  • someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent). Synonyms: ancestor, antecedent, ascendant, ascendent. Antonyms: descendant.
  • a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes. Synonyms: etymon.
  • the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support. Synonyms: tooth root.


  • take root and begin to grow; "this plant roots quickly".
  • come into existence, originate; "The problem roots in her depression".
  • plant by the roots.
  • dig with the snout; "the pig was rooting for truffles". Synonyms: rootle, rout.
  • become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; "He finally settled down". Synonyms: settle, settle down, steady down, take root.
  • cause to take roots.

Related words

ancestress, birthplace, briarroot, calamus, carrot, cassava, chicory, cocoyam, cradle, dasheen, derivation, eddo, father, forbear, forebear, forefather, foremother, fountainhead, ginseng, head, headspring, headwater, home, horseradish, mandrake, manioc, orris, orrisroot, parsnip, pneumatophore, primogenitor, progenitor, provenance, provenience, radish, roost, rootlet, salsify, senega, sire, spring, taproot, taro, trailhead, wellhead, wellspring.

Words nearby

boot, coot, foot, hoot, loot, moot, riot, robot, rood, roof, rook, room, roost, roots, rot, rout, soot, toot.

Rhymes with

acute, astute, beirut, boot, brut, brute, butte, cahoot, chute, commute, compute, coot, cute, dilute, dilute, dispute, disrepute, flute, fruit, hirsute.

Words made by unscrambling the letters root plus one letter

robot, ortho, thoro, motor, troop, rotor, toros, roots, roost, rotos, torso, torot, rooty, trooz.


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