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  • as inassist
  • as inaddress
  • as inadvocate
  • as inencourage
  • as infavor
  • as inhail
  • as inhelp

synonyms for root for

  • aid
  • back
  • benefit
  • boost
  • cooperate
  • expedite
  • facilitate
  • reinforce
  • support
  • sustain
  • take care of
  • abet
  • collaborate
  • further
  • hype
  • plug
  • puff
  • push
  • relieve
  • serve
  • stump
  • thump
  • bail out
  • do for
  • give a boost
  • give a leg up
  • give a lift
  • go down the line for
  • go for
  • go to bat for
  • go with
  • grease the wheels
  • lend a hand
  • make a pitch for
  • open doors
  • put on the map
  • ride shotgun
  • run interference for
  • stand up for
  • work for
  • work with
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antonyms for root for

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  • block
  • check
  • delay
  • discourage
  • halt
  • handicap
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • impede
  • injure
  • obstruct
  • prevent
  • stop
  • undermine
  • conceal
  • frustrate
  • hide
  • thwart
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How to use root for in a sentence

He is what the bill wishes to make for us, a regular root doctor, and will suit the place exactly.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
But at the root of the unnatural miracles is the natural miracle—the heart of man.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
You see, I stuck to him like a log to a root, but for the first week or so 'twant no use—not a bit.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The same two impulses are said to lie at the root of the elaborate art of personal adornment developed by savages.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The result of this stock-taking shows that eleven volumes were unaccounted-for, a list of which is appended.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
At this stock-taking the number unaccounted-for is twenty-two, several of which are quite recent accessions to the Library.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
This book occasioned some prelates to say that they must root out printing or printing would root out them.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
And there shall come forth a rod out of the root of Jesse, and a flower shall rise up out of his root.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Edna's desire to see Mademoiselle Reisz had increased tenfold since these unlooked-for obstacles had arisen to thwart it.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
In return, each of the priests placed an image of Buddha on a tree-root, turning it into an altar.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
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WORDS RELATED TO ROOT FOR

  • approach
  • bespeak
  • call
  • deliver speech
  • deliver talk
  • discourse
  • discuss
  • get on a soapbox
  • give speech
  • give talk
  • greet
  • hail
  • lecture
  • memorialize
  • orate
  • pitch
  • pontificate
  • root for
  • sermonize
  • spiel
  • spout
  • stump
  • take the floor
  • talk
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.