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root3

 
pronunciation:
rut
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: roots, rooting, rooted
definition 1: to cheer for a team or a person in a contest.
The crowd rooted for the home team.
definition 2: to give support to another person.
We are rooting for him to get well soon.
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word route (a road or course)? Some people say root and route in exactly the same way, but these two words have different meanings.