Synonyms of grass roots


1. grass roots, foundation

usage: the essential foundation or source; "the problem was attacked at the grass roots"

2. grass roots, folk, folks, common people

usage: the common people at a local level (as distinguished from the centers of political activity)


1. grassroots, basic (vs. incidental)

usage: fundamental; "the grassroots factor in making the decision"

2. grassroots, common (vs. uncommon)

usage: of or involving the common people as constituting a fundamental political and economic group; "a grassroots movement for nuclear disarmament"

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