take root[ root, roo t ]SEE DEFINITION OF take root
Synonyms for take root
- hang up one's hat
- keep house
- move to
- put down roots
- set up home
- take up residence
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TAKE ROOT
She had flung a new idea broadcast, and it was beginning to take root.
The circumstances of that meeting had caused it to take root and grow.
Any printed word is like seed; it is liable to take root you know not where.
Jealousy was an alien weed, which could not take root in the benign soil of her nature.
Take out of pot and take root off of it before it gets cold.
Who, then, prepared the soil for the seeds of this idiocy to take root?
They are left for some days to take root, when the grounds are again irrigated.
So they have to fight for an opening in which they can take root and grow up.
The depth of earth was so great, that in it the largest trees might take root.
It is essential that this idea should sink into our life and take root therein.