HyperDic: rootage

English > 3 senses of the word rootage:
NOUNstaterootagefixedness by or as if by roots
plantrootage, root systema developed system of roots
locationrootage, beginning, origin, root, sourcethe place where something begins, where it springs into being
English > rootage: 3 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningfixedness by or as if by roots.
Example"strengthened by rootage in the firm soil of faith"
Broaderstationariness, immobility, fixednessRemaining in place
English > rootage: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningA developed system of roots.
Synonymroot system
Partsroot(botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes
Broadersystem, schemeA group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
English > rootage: 3 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningThe place where something begins, where it springs into being.
Synonymsbeginning, origin, root, source
Narrowerbirthplace, cradle, place of origin, provenance, provenienceWhere something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
derivationThe source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues)
fountainhead, headspring, headThe source of water from which a stream arises
headwaterThe source of a river
homeplace where something began and flourished
jumping-off place, point of departureA place from which an enterprise or expedition is launched
point sourceA concentrated source (especially of radiation or pollution) that is spatially constricted
springA point at which water issues forth
trail head, trailheadThe beginning of a trail
wellhead, wellspringThe source of water for a well
BroaderpointThe precise location of something
Spanishfuente, germen, nacimiento, origen, principio, raíz, venero
Catalanarrel, germen, naixement, origen, procedència
Verbsrootcome into existence, originate

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