HyperDic: root_word

English > 1 sense of the expression root word:
NOUNcommunicationroot word, root, base, stem, theme, radical(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
English > root word: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaning(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed.
Synonymsroot, base, stem, theme, radical
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
Broaderform, word form, signifier, descriptorThe phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
Spanishbase, radical, raíz, tema
Catalanarrel, base, radical, tema

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