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  • nounbase, core
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Synonyms for root

noun base, core
  • essence
  • foundation
  • heart
  • origin
  • seed
  • soul
  • source
  • stem
  • stuff
  • basis
  • bedrock
  • beginnings
  • bottom
  • cause
  • center
  • crux
  • derivation
  • essentiality
  • footing
  • fountain
  • fountainhead
  • fundamental
  • germ
  • ground
  • groundwork
  • inception
  • infrastructure
  • mainspring
  • marrow
  • motive
  • nub
  • nucleus
  • occasion
  • pith
  • provenance
  • provenience
  • quick
  • quintessence
  • radicle
  • radix
  • reason
  • rhizome
  • seat
  • substance
  • substratum
  • tuber
  • underpinning
  • well
  • rock bottom
  • starting point

Antonyms for root

  • effect
  • end
  • result
  • conclusion
  • consequence
  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • extra
  • outgrowth
  • outside
  • trivia
  • derivative
  • sprout
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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acclaim

verb. give approval

applauds

verb. clap for; express approval
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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