[ en-root, -root ]
/ ɛnˈrut, -ˈrʊt /
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verb (used with object)
to fix by the root.
to attach or place securely; implant deeply.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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British Dictionary definitions for enroot
/ (ɪnˈruːt) /
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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