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  • as insettle
  • as instay

synonyms for put down roots

  • establish
  • live
  • abide
  • colonize
  • dwell
  • inhabit
  • locate
  • lodge
  • park
  • reside
  • squat
  • hang up one's hat
  • keep house
  • move to
  • set up home
  • take root
  • take up residence
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antonyms for put down roots

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  • depart
  • leave
  • move
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How to use put down roots in a sentence

He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.
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The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
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Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
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This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
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Of course, considerations of weight have to be taken into account, but the more mould round the roots the better.
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His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
So he bore down on the solemn declaration that she stood face to face with a prison term for perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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WORDS RELATED TO PUT DOWN ROOTS

  • abide
  • colonize
  • dwell
  • establish
  • hang up one's hat
  • inhabit
  • keep house
  • live
  • locate
  • lodge
  • move to
  • park
  • put down roots
  • reside
  • set up home
  • squat
  • take root
  • take up residence
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.