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2 Translation results for root in Spanish

noun | verb

root noun

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raíz (de una planta); origen, raíz; centro, nucleo

Example sentences of
root noun

  • Elm trees have shallow roots.
  • Pull weeds up by the roots so that they don't grow back.
  • You can tell that she dyes her hair blonde because her dark roots are showing.

Detailed synonyms for root noun

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root verb

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rooted, has rooted, is rooting, roots
arraigar; hozar (dícese de los cerdos)

Example sentences of
root verb

  • She rooted the seedlings in pots before planting them in the garden.

Phrasal verbs for root

  • root out - desarraigar (plantas), extirpar (problemas, etc.)
  • root for - (figurado) apoyar, vitorear

Related phrases for root

Reverse translation for root

raíz  (de una planta) - root, origin, source 
origen  - origin, lineage, birth 
raíz  - root, origin, source 
centro  - center, downtown, center (in sports) 
nucleo  - nucleus, center, heart, core 
arraigar  - to take root, to become established 
hozar  (dícese de los cerdos) - to root (of a pig) 
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