Root in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Root

(intransitive, with "for" or "on", US) To cheer (on); to show support (for) and hope for the success of. (See root for.) [late 19th century] | (Australia, New Zealand, vulgar, slang) An act of sexual intercourse. | (Australia, New Zealand, vulgar, slang) A sexual partner.

Short Example Sentences for Root

  • 1. This root has hundreds of openings or mouths. 🔊
  • 2. It strikes at the root of the faith that saves. 🔊
  • 3. Then a little root runs down into the earth. 🔊
  • 4. But let us go to the root of the matter. 🔊
  • 5. Or is it directly from the root of the Sansc. 🔊
  • 6. Mr. Root was prophesying. 🔊
  • 7. The most widely spread root is the Sansc. 🔊
  • 8. The root seems to be found in Sansc. 🔊
  • 9. The root of the following group seems to be Sansc. 🔊
  • 10. My hold on the root slowly relaxed, and I let go. 🔊
  • 11. And the other kind was the smoke of the root called bah-wiss-dhack. 🔊
  • 12. There is something else, is there not, at the root of your determination? 🔊
  • 13. I must go to the root of my subject, and leave no excuse for evasion. 🔊
  • 14. From the above root come also the following, which compare with Sansc. 🔊
  • 15. The root of religion is the relation of God to man, and man to God. 🔊
  • 16. Ginseng--a root or a herb that medicine is made out of. 🔊
  • 17. So that was the root of her care for Mrs Yabsley's appearance. 🔊

How to use Root in Sentences?

  • 1. This race has added new elements to humanity, and has a deeper root in the world. 🔊
  • 2. She pulled the root up, and, though wonderful is a strong term, the hole was certainly larger. 🔊
  • 3. They lived with their Mother in a sandbank, underneath the root of a very big fir-tree. 🔊
  • 4. Clever Alligator, clever Alligator, to catch hold of a bulrush root instead of my paw! 🔊
  • 5. The Big Buffalo is a pine tree that took root in the lands of the Onondagas many winters ago. 🔊
  • 6. So egotism has its root in the cardinal necessity by which each individual persists to be what he is. 🔊
  • 7. I look upon the simple and childish virtues of veracity and honesty as the root of all that is sublime in character. 🔊
  • 8. Rather let us endure the wrongs which spring from those liberties, than lay the axe to the root of them ourselves! 🔊
  • 9. Their zeal was heroic, but it was spent upon an issue that is in its very root and core a haughty presumption and a lie. 🔊
  • 10. She spoke something of a black man whom she had met about twilight, hewing at the root of a tall tree. 🔊
  • 11. Perhaps the poverty of his later years was at the root of his delusion; perhaps his madness would have taken this form anyhow. 🔊
  • 12. Long afterwards a man began to cut down the tree, but when the axe was laid to its root blood gushed forth. 🔊
  • 13. There may be a root or stick in which the line gets entangled, when there will be digging and no end of trouble to get the ferret out. 🔊
  • 14. In a hole in the middle of an uneven earthen floor there was a fire of tamarisk root and animal fuel, giving off a stinging smoke. 🔊
  • 15. One way is right to go: the hero sees it, and moves on that aim, and has the world under him for root and support. 🔊
  • 16. The plant is like the saffron-plant, and its root, which resembles the root of saffron, is what we call ginger. 🔊
  • 17. And immediately her revenge and torture of the general began, cutting straight at the root of his happiness, his health, even his life. 🔊
  • 18. Herein seems a sufficient root for river-names, but there is another which is apt to intermix, Sansc. 🔊