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root1 the part of a plant that usually grows underground. Roots take up water and nutrients, and hold the plant in the soil. [8 definitions]
root2 to dig or turn over soil. [2 definitions]
root3 to cheer for a team or a person in a contest. [2 definitions]
rope a strong cord of twisted or woven fiber, wire, or similar material. Ropes can be used to tie, pull, or lift. [5 definitions]
rose1 a flower that grows on a plant or vine that has thorns. Roses smell sweet and come in many different colors. [4 definitions]
rose2 past tense of rise.
rosebud the bud of a rose.
Rosh Hashanah a high holy day that celebrates the beginning of the New Year according to the Jewish calendar. Rosh Hashanah takes place on the first day or the first and second days of Tishri.
rosy having a deep pink color. [2 definitions]
rot to decompose or decay. [4 definitions]
rotary turning or able to turn on an axis. [2 definitions]
rotate to cause to turn around on an axis. [4 definitions]
rotor the part of a machine that turns or rotates. [2 definitions]
rotten in the state of being rotted; bad; spoiled. [2 definitions]
rotunda a round building, hall, or room, especially one with a dome.
rouble a spelling of ruble used in Canada and Britain. See ruble for more information.
rouge red or pink cosmetics used to color the cheeks or lips.
rough having an uneven surface; not smooth. [6 definitions]
rough it to live without the ordinary daily comforts.
roughly in a rough manner. [2 definitions]
round shaped like a ball or circle. [14 definitions]