[en-root, -roo t]

verb (used with object)

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

Origin of enroot

First recorded in 1480–90; en-1 + root1
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British Dictionary definitions for 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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