Definition of rooted adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈruːtɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈruːtɪd//
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  1. 1rooted in something developing from or being strongly influenced by something His problems are deeply rooted in his childhood experiences.
  2. 2fixed in one place; not moving or changing She was rooted to her chair. Their life is rooted in Chicago now. Life in the countryside remained firmly rooted in the past. Racism is still deeply rooted in our society.
  3. 3(Australian English, slang) extremely tired
  4. 4(Australian English, slang) too old or broken to use
  5. Idioms so frightened or shocked that you cannot move See related entries: Fear
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