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[en-root, -roo t]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to fix by the root.
  2. to attach or place securely; implant deeply.
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Origin of enroot

First recorded in 1480–90; en-1 + root1
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evolve, advance, flourish, progress, promote, establish, grow, expand, age, ripen, foster, maturate, mature, mellow, thrive, enroot

British Dictionary definitions for enroot


verb (tr; usually passive)
  1. to establish (plants) by fixing their roots in the earth
  2. to fix firmly, implant, or embedto enroot an idea in the mind
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