Synonyms of rooting


1. rooting, growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis

usage: the process of putting forth roots and beginning to grow


1. root, grow

usage: take root and begin to grow; "this plant roots quickly"

2. root, become

usage: come into existence, originate; "The problem roots in her depression"

3. root, plant, set

usage: plant by the roots

4. rout, root, rootle, dig, delve, cut into, turn over

usage: dig with the snout; "the pig was rooting for truffles"

5. settle, root, take root, steady down, settle down, stabilize, stabilise

usage: become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; "He finally settled down"

6. root, grow

usage: cause to take roots

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