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Cheer vs. Root: Know the Difference

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By Shumaila Saeed || Updated on December 25, 2023
Cheer typically means to shout encouragement or show happiness, while root often refers to supporting a team or person, sometimes quietly and steadily.
Cheer vs. Root

Key Differences

Cheer is generally used to express or evoke joy, often involving vocal expressions like clapping or shouting. Root, on the other hand, implies a deeper, more sustained support or loyalty, often associated with sports teams or individuals, where the support may be silent or vocally expressed.
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While cheer can be a spontaneous reaction to a happy or exciting event, root often suggests a pre-existing loyalty or commitment. Cheer is more about the expression of joy or approval in the moment, whereas root conveys a sense of ongoing support or backing.
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In terms of usage, cheer is commonly used in both verb and noun forms, denoting acts of encouragement or celebratory actions. Root, in its relevant sense, is primarily used as a verb, focusing on the act of supporting or advocating for someone or something.
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Cheer can be used in diverse contexts, from sports to personal achievements, encompassing any form of enthusiastic support. Root, while also applicable in various contexts, often implies a more focused or dedicated support, especially in the realm of sports or competitions.
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In summary, cheer is about the expression of happiness or encouragement, often vocal and lively, while root is about providing steady, sometimes quieter support, with an element of loyalty and commitment.
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Comparison Chart

Primary Meaning

Expression of joy or approval
Steady support or loyalty
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Context of Use

Broad, including sports/events
Often sports or personal support
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Form

Both verb and noun
Primarily verb
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Expression Style

Vocal, lively
Can be vocal or quiet
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Associated Emotion

Happiness, excitement
Dedication, loyalty
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Cheer and Root Definitions

Cheer

Vocal support or encouragement.
The crowd's cheer lifted the team's spirits.
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Root

To support or encourage a team or individual.
We root for our hometown team in every match.
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Cheer

A shout of joy or approval.
A loud cheer erupted when she won the race.
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Root

To establish deeply, as in feelings or principles.
His values are rooted in his upbringing.
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Cheer

To cause happiness or joy.
The good news cheered everyone in the office.
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Root

The fundamental part or basis of something.
Understanding the root of the problem is crucial.
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Cheer

A shout of approval, encouragement, or congratulation
A remark that drew cheers from the crowd.
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Root

The underground part of a plant.
The tree's roots spread wide under the soil.
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Cheer

A short, rehearsed jingle or phrase, shouted in unison by a squad of cheerleaders.
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Root

The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
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Cheer

Comfort or encouragement
A message of cheer.
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Root

Any of various other underground plant parts, especially an underground stem such as a rhizome, corm, or tuber.
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Cheer

Lightness of spirits or mood; gaiety or joy
A happy tune, full of cheer.
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Root

The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
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Cheer

Festive food and drink; refreshment
Did not refrain from sampling their holiday cheer.
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Root

The bottom or supporting part of something
We snipped the wires at the roots.
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Cheer

To shout cheers.
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Root

The essential part or element; the basic core
I finally got to the root of the problem.
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Cheer

To express praise or approval
Bloggers cheered when the favorable decision was announced.
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Root

A primary source; an origin.
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Cheer

To become cheerful
Had lunch and soon cheered up.
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Root

A progenitor or ancestor from which a person or family is descended.
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Cheer

To encourage with cheers
The fans cheered the runners on.
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Root

Often roots The condition of being settled and of belonging to a particular place or society
Our roots in this town go back a long way.
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Cheer

To salute or acclaim with cheers; applaud.
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Root

Roots The state of having or establishing an indigenous relationship with or a personal affinity for a particular culture, society, or environment
Music with unmistakable African roots.
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Cheer

To express praise or approval for; acclaim
Cheered the results of the election.
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Root

The element that carries the main component of meaning in a word and provides the basis from which a word is derived by adding affixes or inflectional endings or by phonetic change.
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Cheer

To make happier or more cheerful
A warm fire that cheered us.
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Root

Such an element reconstructed for a protolanguage. Also called radical.
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Cheer

(uncountable) A cheerful attitude; happiness; a good, happy, or positive mood.
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Root

A number that when multiplied by itself an indicated number of times forms a product equal to a specified number. For example, a fourth root of 4 is √2. Also called nth root.
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Cheer

That which promotes good spirits or cheerfulness, especially food and entertainment prepared for a festive occasion.
A table loaded with good cheer
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Root

A number that reduces a polynomial equation in one variable to an identity when it is substituted for the variable.
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Cheer

(countable) A cry expressing joy, approval or support, such as "hurrah".
Three cheers for the birthday boy!
A cheer rose from the crowd.
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Root

A number at which a polynomial has the value zero.
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Cheer

(countable) A chant made in support of a team at a sports event.
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Root

The note from which a chord is built.
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Cheer

(obsolete) One's facial expression or countenance.
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Root

Such a note occurring as the lowest note of a triad or other chord.
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Cheer

(archaic) One's attitude, mood.
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Root

To grow roots or a root
Carrot tops will root in water.
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Cheer

Cheerleading, especially when practiced as a competitive sport.
Alex participated in cheer all four years of college.
I'm going to wear my new cheer shoes at cheer today.
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Root

To become firmly established or settled
The idea of tolerance has rooted in our culture.
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Cheer

(transitive) To gladden; to make cheerful; often with up.
We were cheered by the offer of a cup of tea.
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Root

To plant and fix the roots of (a plant) in soil or the ground.
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Cheer

(transitive) To infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace or comfort.
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Root

To establish or settle firmly
Our love of the ocean has rooted us here.
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Cheer

To encourage to do something.
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Root

To be the source or origin of
"Much of [the team's] success was rooted in the bullpen" (Dan Shaughnessy).
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Cheer

(ambitransitive) To applaud or encourage with cheers or shouts.
The crowd cheered in support of the athletes.
The crowd cheered the athletes.
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Root

To dig or pull out by the roots. Often used with up or out
We rooted out the tree stumps with a tractor.
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Cheer

To feel or express enthusiasm for (something).
The finance sector will cheer this decision.
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Root

To remove or get rid of. Often used with out
"declared that waste and fraud will be vigorously rooted out of Government" (New York Times).
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Cheer

The face; the countenance or its expression.
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Root

To turn up by digging with the snout or nose
Hogs that rooted up acorns.
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Cheer

That which promotes good spirits or cheerfulness; provisions prepared for a feast; entertainment; as, a table loaded with good cheer.
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Root

To cause to appear or be known. Used with out
An investigation that rooted out the source of the problem.
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Cheer

Feeling; spirit; state of mind or heart.
Be of good cheer.
The parents . . . fled away with heavy cheer.
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Root

To turn over the earth with the snout or nose.
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Cheer

Gayety; mirth; cheerfulness; animation.
I have not that alacrity of spirit,Nor cheer of mind, that I was wont to have.
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Root

To search or rummage for something
Rooted around for a pencil in his cluttered office.
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Cheer

A shout, hurrah, or acclamation, expressing joy enthusiasm, applause, favor, etc.
Welcome her, thundering cheer of the street.
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Root

To give audible encouragement or applause to a contestant or team; cheer.
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Cheer

To cause to rejoice; to gladden; to make cheerful; - often with up.
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Root

To give moral support to someone; hope for a favorable outcome for someone
We'll be rooting for you when you take the exam.
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Cheer

To infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace or comfort.
The proud he tamed, the penitent he cheered.
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Root

The part of a plant, generally underground, that anchors and supports the plant body, absorbs and stores water and nutrients, and in some plants is able to perform vegetative reproduction.
This tree's roots can go as deep as twenty metres underground.
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Cheer

To salute or applaud with cheers; to urge on by cheers; as, to cheer hounds in a chase.
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Root

A root vegetable.
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Cheer

To grow cheerful; to become gladsome or joyous; - usually with up.
At sight of thee my gloomy soul cheers up.
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Root

The part of a tooth extending into the bone holding the tooth in place.
Root damage is a common problem of overbrushing.
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Cheer

To be in any state or temper of mind.
How cheer'st thou, Jessica?
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Root

The part of a hair under the skin that holds the hair in place.
The root is the only part of the hair that is alive.
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Cheer

To utter a shout or shouts of applause, triumph, etc.
And even the ranks of TusculumCould scare forbear to cheer.
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Root

The part of a hair near the skin that has not been dyed, permed, or otherwise treated.
He dyed his hair black last month, so the grey roots can be seen.
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Cheer

A cry or shout of approval
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Root

(figurative) The primary source; origin.
The love of money is the root of all evil.
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Cheer

The quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom;
Flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room
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Root

(aviation) The section of a wing immediately adjacent to the fuselage.
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Cheer

Give encouragement to
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(engineering) The bottom of the thread of a threaded object.
The root diameter is the minor diameter of an external thread and the major diameter of an internal one.
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Cheer

Show approval or good wishes by shouting;
Everybody cheered the birthday boy
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Root

(arithmetic) Of a number or expression, a number which, when raised to a specified power, yields the specified number or expression.
The cube root of 27 is 3.
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Cheer

Cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful;
She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee
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Root

(arithmetic) A square root (understood if no power is specified; in which case, "the root of" is often abbreviated to "root").
Multiply by root 2.
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Cheer

Become cheerful
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Root

(analysis) A zero (of an equation).
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Cheer

Urge on or encourage especially by shouts;
The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers
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Root

The single node of a tree that has no parent.
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Cheer

A state of happiness or optimism.
His joke brought cheer to the somber room.
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Root

(linguistic morphology) The primary lexical unit of a word, which carries the most significant aspects of semantic content and cannot be reduced into smaller constituents. Inflectional stems often derive from roots.
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Cheer

To encourage or support loudly.
Fans cheer their favorite players during the game.
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Root

(philology) A word from which another word or words are derived.
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(music) The fundamental tone of any chord; the tone from whose harmonics, or overtones, a chord is composed.
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The lowest place, position, or part.
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(computing) In UNIX terminology, the first user account with complete access to the operating system and its configuration, found at the root of the directory structure; the person who manages accounts on a UNIX system.
I have to log in as root before I do that.
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(computing) The highest directory of a directory structure which may contain both files and subdirectories.
I installed the files in the root directory.
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Root

(slang) A penis, especially the base of a penis.
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Root

An act of sexual intercourse.
Fancy a root?
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Root

A sexual partner.
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Root

To grow roots; to enter the earth, as roots; to take root and begin to grow.
The cuttings are starting to root.
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Root

To prepare, oversee, or otherwise cause the rooting of cuttings.
We rooted some cuttings last summer.
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Root

To be firmly fixed; to be established.
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Root

To get root or privileged access on a computer system or mobile phone, often through bypassing some security mechanism.
We rooted his box and planted a virus on it.
I want to root my Android phone so I can remove the preinstalled crapware.
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Root

(ambitransitive) To turn up or dig with the snout.
A pig roots the earth for truffles.
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(by extension) To seek favour or advancement by low arts or grovelling servility; to fawn.
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(intransitive) To rummage; to search as if by digging in soil.
Rooting about in a junk-filled drawer
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(intransitive) Of a baby: to turn the head and open the mouth in search of food.
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Root

(transitive) To root out; to abolish.
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Root

To sexually penetrate.
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To cheer (on); to show support (for) and hope for the success of. See root for.
I'm rooting for you, don't let me down!
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Root

To turn up the earth with the snout, as swine.
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Root

Hence, to seek for favor or advancement by low arts or groveling servility; to fawn servilely.
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Root

To turn up or to dig out with the snout; as, the swine roots the earth.
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Root

To fix the root; to enter the earth, as roots; to take root and begin to grow.
In deep grounds the weeds root deeper.
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To be firmly fixed; to be established.
If any irregularity chanced to intervene and to cause misappehensions, he gave them not leave to root and fasten by concealment.
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Root

To shout for, or otherwise noisly applaud or encourage, a contestant, as in sports; hence, to wish earnestly for the success of some one or the happening of some event, with the superstitious notion that this action may have efficacy; - usually with for; as, the crowd rooted for the home team.
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Root

To plant and fix deeply in the earth, or as in the earth; to implant firmly; hence, to make deep or radical; to establish; - used chiefly in the participle; as, rooted trees or forests; rooted dislike.
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Root

To tear up by the root; to eradicate; to extirpate; - with up, out, or away.
The Lord rooted them out of their land . . . and cast them into another land.
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Root

The underground portion of a plant, whether a true root or a tuber, a bulb or rootstock, as in the potato, the onion, or the sweet flag.
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An edible or esculent root, especially of such plants as produce a single root, as the beet, carrot, etc.; as, the root crop.
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That which resembles a root in position or function, esp. as a source of nourishment or support; that from which anything proceeds as if by growth or development; as, the root of a tooth, a nail, a cancer, and the like.
They were the roots out of which sprang two distinct people.
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A primitive form of speech; one of the earliest terms employed in language; a word from which other words are formed; a radix, or radical.
The love of money is a root of all kinds of evil.
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Root

The time which to reckon in making calculations.
When a root is of a birth yknowe [known].
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That factor of a quantity which when multiplied into itself will produce that quantity; thus, 3 is a root of 9, because 3 multiplied into itself produces 9; 3 is the cube root of 27.
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The lowest place, position, or part.
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(botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
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(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed;
Thematic vowels are part of the stem
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The place where something begins, where it springs into being;
The Italian beginning of the Renaissance
Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
Communism's Russian root
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A number that when multiplied by itself some number of times equals a given number
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The set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
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Someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
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A simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes
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The part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
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Root

Take root and begin to grow;
This plant roots quickly
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Root

Come into existence, originate;
The problem roots in her depression
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Root

Plant by the roots
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Root

Dig with the snout;
The pig was rooting for truffles
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Root

Take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for;
We all rooted for the home team
I'm pulling for the underdog
Are you siding with the defender of the title?
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Root

Become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style;
He finally settled down
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Root

Cause to take roots
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Root

To search or dig with the snout (animal behavior).
The pig rooted around in the ground for food.
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Repeatedly Asked Queries

What does it mean to cheer someone?

Cheering someone means offering vocal support or showing enthusiasm for their actions or success.
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Is cheer always loud?

Not necessarily. While often loud, cheer can also be a quiet expression of happiness.
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Can cheer be a noun?

Yes, cheer can be a noun, referring to the act of cheering or a general state of happiness.
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Is cheering important in sports?

Yes, cheering is often an integral part of sports, boosting the morale of players and creating a lively atmosphere.
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Is rooting always vocal?

No, rooting can be a silent form of support, not necessarily expressed out loud.
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Can cheer be used in a negative context?

Typically not, as cheer is associated with positive emotions and encouragement.
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Can root be used outside of sports?

Yes, root can be used in any context where support or advocacy is shown.
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What does it mean to root for someone?

To root for someone means to support them, often in a sports context, showing loyalty and encouragement.
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Can someone cheer for an opposing team?

It's less common, as cheer usually aligns with one's own preferences or support.
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Is cheer more spontaneous than root?

Often yes, cheer can be more spontaneous and momentary.
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Is it possible to cheer silently?

Yes, through gestures and facial expressions.
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Is root used in a negative context?

Generally, no. Rooting is associated with positive support.
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Can the meaning of cheer vary by culture?

Yes, the expression and context of cheering can vary across cultures.
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Do cheer and root have synonyms?

Yes, both have synonyms like applaud, encourage (cheer) and support, back (root).
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Can animals understand cheering?

Some animals may respond to the tone and energy of cheering.
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Can cheer be both individual and collective?

Yes, cheer can be expressed individually or as part of a group.
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Is rooting an active or passive action?

It can be both, depending on how the support is shown.
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Can root imply a deeper connection than cheer?

Yes, rooting often implies a more sustained or loyal support.
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Does rooting require a long-term commitment?

Not necessarily, but it often implies ongoing support.
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Does rooting always involve sports?

No, it can apply to any form of support, like rooting for someone's success in life.
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