Definition for ROOT

ROOT, v.t.

  1. To plant and fix deep in the earth; used chiefly in the participle; as, rooted trees or forests. – Dryden.
  2. To plant deeply; to impress deeply and durably. Let the leading truths of the Gospel be rooted in the mind; let holy affections be well rooted in the heart.
  3. In Scripture, to be rooted and grounded in Christ, is to be firmly united to him by faith and love, and well established in the belief of his character and doctrines. – Eph. iii.

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