enroot

[en-root, -roo t]

verb (used with object)

to fix by the root.
to attach or place securely; implant deeply.

Nearby words

  1. enrolled bill,
  2. enrollee,
  3. enrollment,
  4. enrolment,
  5. enron,
  6. ens,
  7. ens.,
  8. ensa,
  9. ensample,
  10. ensanguine

Origin of enroot

First recorded in 1480–90; en-1 + root1

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British Dictionary definitions for enroot

enroot

verb (tr; usually passive)

to establish (plants) by fixing their roots in the earth
to fix firmly, implant, or embedto enroot an idea in the mind
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