"rooting" in the noun sense
the process of putting forth roots and beginning to grow
"rooting" in the verb sense
take root and begin to grow
"this plant roots quickly"
come into existence, originate
"The problem roots in her depression"
"She roots for the Broncos"
plant by the roots
5. rout, root, rootle
dig with the snout
"the pig was rooting for truffles"
6. settle, root, take root, steady down, settle down
become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
"He finally settled down"
cause to take roots
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